Jurgen Klopp admits the injury that forced Virgil van Dijk out of Liverpool’s eventful derby date with Everton is “not good”. The Dutch defender lasted less than 11 minutes against the Toffees in a 2-2 draw at Goodison Park. He was forced from the field and went straight down the tunnel after tangling […]

Virgil van Dijk lacks the leadership skills of Liverpool greats Alan Hansen and Mark Lawrenson, says Stan Collymore, with a stunning 7-2 defeat for the Reds at Aston Villa showing that “the art of defending was dead”. Jurgen Klopp’s reigning Premier League champions were given a rude awakening in their most recent outing. Questions were […]

Virgil van Dijk has hailed Fabinho for keeping Timo Werner at bay during Liverpool’s win at Chelsea on Sunday. Liverpool silenced their doubters after an unconvincing win over newly-promoted Leeds United on the opening weekend of the 2020-21 campaign by securing a comfortable victory over the Blues at Stamford Bridge. A second-half double from Sadio […]

Virgil van Dijk says that he was “disappointed” to see Ronald Koeman take over at Barcelona although he understands why the now-former Netherlands national team boss wanted to coach the Spanish giants. Koeman was recently announced as Quique Setien’s replacement at Barca after the Spanish boss was dismissed following the club’s 8-2 Champions League beating at […]

William Saliba has the potential to be Arsenal’s version of Virgil van Dijk, according to Alan Smith, who thinks Mikel Arteta can turn the £27 million ($35m) star into a “classy defender”. Arsenal reached an agreement to sign Saliba from Saint Etienne last summer, before sending him back to Geoffroy Stadium on […]

Virgil van Dijk is aware rivals want to beat Liverpool “even more” now, but the Reds are determined to defend their Premier League crown in 2020-21. Those at Anfield have waited 30 years to get a taste of domestic glory. Having once dominated the English game, the Merseyside outfit found themselves knocked from […]

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