(We’re a little more skeptical, based on everything else that has gone on since the end of last season, of course!)
The ex-Premier League forward has suggested the Saints are already looking for replacements and that if not, there’s plenty of talent in the youth team who could eventually step up to replace the Dutchman.
Van Dijk handed in a transfer request over a week ago, but as of yet, Chelsea nor Liverpool have lodged an official bid for his services.
Ormerod told Bwin: “I think he’s off to Liverpool if I’m honest.
“A player who is clearly upset and not giving his all for the club can have a detrimental effect on the squad and Southampton are a team that always have a great team spirit and bond.