Basically Puel has stated that van Dijk should stay with the Saints and if he does so, he will become one of the top six best defenders in football.
Speaking ahead of Wednesday’s EFL Cup quarter final at Arsenal, Puel said
“Van Dijk is a great player now. But he has a contract with Southampton and it is important he stays to continue his work.
“We can see the good work on the pitch and we can see all the good players making progress.
“I enjoy Virgil for his work and he has developed very well since the beginning of the season with extra responsibilities and physically and technically.
“He must become one of the best five or six defenders in the world. He has the c...