Virgil Van Dijk‘s quick rise in the Premier League has caught the attention of many around England, and one of the division’s greats has high hopes the Dutchman will join his former side in the future. Steven Gerrard has suggested that Liverpool come out and pursue Van Dijk, who joined Southampton back in 2015 from Scottish side Celtic. Gerrard — who is set to take a coaching position with Liverpool’s academy — believes the budding star would be a strong fit for the Reds, however, the ex-midfielder realizes it’ll be a hard sell. “Who I think we need, I would go and try and bid for Van Dijk from Southampton,” Gerrard told BT Sport. “But we’ve had enough of their players so that will probably go
With the NFL no longer the biggest show in town, San Diego could be bringing another football to the city in the near future. According to NBC 7 San Diego, FS Investors founder Mike Stone and former Qualcomm Vice Chairman Steve Altman are prepared to reveal their proposal on Monday that will bring a future MLS franchise to San Diego. [ FOLLOW: All of PST’s MLS coverage ] The proposed move includes a stadium plan that will reside where the Chargers’ Qualcomm Stadium currently sits. With the NFL franchise now playing in Los Angeles, the San Diego Padres of Major League Baseball are the only remaining professional team in the area, out of the five major sports in the U.S. NBC 7 is also reporting
That may be, but the 2017 roster is far from complete. Which makes RSL's trek to Arizona Monday for the first leg of a three-tiered preseason camp all the more intriguing. As of Monday morning, RSL had 21 of a possible 28 first-team roster spots officially filled with a looming Designated Player opening still wide-open. The bullseye on Waibel's offseason dart board, he feels, is a direct hit having signed 22-year-old Slovakian attacking midfielder Albert Rusnák to take over the reins as the orchestrator of the RSL attack. That was the big piece, the necessary one to start the next phase at RSL after the awkward departure of Javier Morales a few weeks after the conclusion of RSL's 2016 campaign.