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No plan B? Liverpool boss Klopp decides it's Van Dijk or bust

Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp has decided it's Virgil van Dijk or bust in the remaining weeks of the summer market.

The Liverpool Echo says the Reds are ready to pounce if Southampton's stance over Van Dijk changes during the final 10 days of the transfer window.

However, if the Reds can't secure the services of the £60million-rated Dutch centre-back then Klopp is highly unlikely to sign an alternative.

Saints are set to bolster their defensive options with a £17million deal for Lazio centre-back Wesley Hoedt this week - re-igniting talk that Van Dijk could yet leave St Mary's this summer.

If the Reds don't land Van Dijk then Klopp will press ahead with Joel Matip, Dejan Lovren, Ragnar Klavan and Joe Gomez as his four centre-back options for this season.

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