Arsene Wenger is understood to have sent scouts to watch Van Dijk on numerous occasions this term, with the Frenchman keen to strengthen his defence in January.
"Arsenal is an amazing club, of course," Van Dijk said on Wenger's interest. "It's a big club with a great history as well."
When asked if he would be keen on a move to England's top-flight, he added: "I have ambitions, of course, like every player."
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