Ex-Celtic and Liverpool defender reveals Sunderland transfer talks
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Van Dijk then signed for Liverpool for a reported £75 million in 2018 and has gone on to win the Champions League and Premier League with The Reds.
"Wow. That's unbelievable," van Dijk replied.
"Is that your agent on Twitter asking these questions?!" Neville chipped in.
Van Dijk then added: "I would say there was interest from Sunderland at the time, yes. I didn't sign anything but there were conversations. There was interest, there was interest."