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newsfootball2 days ago

Van Dijk needs looking after and rotation is answer, indicates James Milner

Liverpool's James Milner has pointed out that Red’s centre-back Virgil Van Dijk must be handled with care and should be looked after through rotating the Dutch player after he came back from a knee ligament injury. Van Dijk has already made seven appearances for both club and country.
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newsfootball2 days ago

Liverpool have failed to tip the balance in their favour after disappointing transfer strategy

"I was in the game for the love of football - and I wanted to bring back happiness to the people of Liverpool." ~ Bill Shankly
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newsfootballa month ago

If we stay fit then Liverpool has good chance to be up there at end, admits Virgil van Dijk

Following Liverpool’s 3-0 win over Norwich City, Virgil van Dijk believes that if everyone within Jurgen Klopp’s squad can stay fit, then the Reds have a chance of challenging for the title. They had finished third in the 2020/21 season, despite a serious injury crisis affecting the squad.
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newsfootballa month ago

Virgil van Dijk signs new long-term contract with Liverpool until 2025

In a statement, Liverpool have confirmed that Virgil van Dijk has signed a long-term contract extension that will keep the defender at the club until at least 2025. The Netherlands international signed for the club in January 2018 and has since made over a 100 appearances for the Anfield side.
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newsfootball2 months ago

We won't push Virgil van Dijk and Joe Gomez's return to action, asserts Jurgen Klopp

Jurgen Klopp will be giving Virgil van Dijk and Joe Gomez every chance of playing their way into contention for the Premier League season opener against Norwich City. The Liverpool boss further added that he's hoping to get more minutes from his two centre-halves before they face the Canaries.
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newsfootball2 months ago

Think Liverpool have to be careful with Virgil van Dijk’s return to action, proclaims Jamie Carragher

Former Liverpool star Jamie Carragher believes that the Reds need to be careful with Virgil van Dijk as the defender still has a long way to go before he is back to his best. The 30-year-old is working his way back to full-fitness after missing a large part of last season with a knee injury.
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newsfootball2 months ago

Have to be patient with Joe Gomez and Virgil Van Dijk, asserts Jurgen Klopp

Jurgen Klopp is delighted to have his two defenders back from injury but the Liverpool manager has made it clear that he will be taking no risks on the fitness of Virgil van Dijk and Joe Gomez. The two defenders have missed more than eight months of football following their injuries in October.
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newsfootball4 months ago

Liverpool sign RB Leipzig's Ibrahima Konate for £36 mllion with a five-year contract in place

Liverpool has managed to secure the services of Ibrahim Konate from RB Leipzig after triggering his £36 million release clause. Konate has been heavily linked with a move for quite some time and has signed a five-year contract agreed, with him set to join the club after the U21 Euros.
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newsfootball4 months ago

Decided not to go to Euros 2020 and I’m at peace with my decision, admits Virgil van Dijk

Netherlands’ captain Virgil van Dijk has confirmed that he won’t be playing at the postponed Euro 2020 with him choosing to focus on the final phase of his knee rehab with Liverpool. The Dutch defender has been out of action since October after rupturing his ACL and won’t play again this season.
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newsfootball4 months ago

Liverpool will have pressure as long on us as we win, proclaims Jurgen Klopp

Jurgen Klopp has been extremely optimistic about Liverpool’s top 4 hopes following their 2-0 win over Southampton but added that it will be tough. The REds are currently sixth on the league table and six points behind fourth-placed Leicester City with only four games left in the league season.
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