Southampton fans react to Virgil van Dijk’s 26th birthday

Southampton captain Virgil van Dijk celebrated his 26th birthday on Saturday and the club sent out a message to the Dutchman via their official Twitter account sending him their best wishes.

The centre-back has been heavily linked with a move to Liverpool this summer, although the Reds were forced to issue an apology after Saints accused them of tapping the defender up, and the Merseyside outfit said they had ended their interest in the player as a result.

Saints fans have been looking for answers since, and some were looking to see if he liked the club’s post as they are still yet to hear anything from their skipper aside from cryptic posts, which he later did.

Southampton supporters weren’t shy of having their say on Van Dijk’s birthday, and while some are demanding answers from the 26-year-old, others turned on their fellow fans about getting worked up over liking a tweet.

Here is just a selection of the Twitter reaction…

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