By Danny Gallagher For Mailonline
Published: 17:52 BST, 5 September 2017 | Updated: 17:52 BST, 5 September 2017
Virgil van Dijk has returned to first team training following a failed summer transfer to Liverpool.
The Dutchman trained away from the Saints' first team for the duration of the summer, and refused to go on pre-season tour with the side.
Instead Van Dijk remained in England, training with the Under-23 squad and working alone on his fitness with club staff.
Virgil van Dijk has returned to Southampton first team training following his failed transfer
The Dutchman made clear his desire to leave the club and handed in a transfer request
Van Dijk found himself at the centre of one of the biggest transfer dramas of the summer, with his heart seemingly set on a move to Liverpool.
Jurgen Klopp had met with the defender at the end of the 2016-17 season, in a