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#Virgil van Dijk

# virgil-van-dijk - Tuesday 20 November, 2018

Van Dijk explains why he consoled referee at the end of Germany draw
# Nice Touch
# Nice Touch

Van Dijk explains why he consoled referee at the end of Germany draw

Nov 20th 2018, 12:41 PM 11,596 Views 4 Comments

The Netherlands captain embraced the official as he had recently lost his mother.

# virgil-van-dijk - Monday 19 November, 2018

Van Dijk scores 91st-minute equaliser as Netherlands secure incredible draw against Germany
# Late Drama
# Late Drama

Van Dijk scores 91st-minute equaliser as Netherlands secure incredible draw against Germany

Nov 19th 2018, 10:01 PM 12,313 Views 6 Comments

Late goals saw the Netherlands advance to the semi-finals of the Nations League at the expense of France.

# virgil-van-dijk - Wednesday 17 October, 2018

Mane a possible doubt for the weekend as Liverpool star undergoes 'successful' hand surgery
# Tick Tock
# Tick Tock

Mane a possible doubt for the weekend as Liverpool star undergoes 'successful' hand surgery

Oct 17th 2018, 7:04 PM 3,870 Views 2 Comments

The 26-year-old reportedly broke his thumb while on international duty for Senegal.

# virgil-van-dijk - Tuesday 16 October, 2018

Koeman claims Liverpool defender Van Dijk 'has been playing with two broken ribs for weeks'
# Injections
# Injections

Koeman claims Liverpool defender Van Dijk 'has been playing with two broken ribs for weeks'

Oct 16th 2018, 2:18 PM 5,152 Views 3 Comments

The Dutch defender will sit out tonight’s friendly with Belgium, but his international manager believes he should be fine to return for the Reds this weekend.

# virgil-van-dijk - Wednesday 10 October, 2018

'Sometimes he is a little too laid-back' - Dutch boss says Van Dijk must improve
# VVD
# VVD

'Sometimes he is a little too laid-back' - Dutch boss says Van Dijk must improve

Oct 10th 2018, 9:28 AM 5,739 Views 6 Comments

Netherlands coach Ronald Koeman is demanding improvement from the Liverpool defender.

# virgil-van-dijk - Sunday 7 October, 2018

Liverpool's Van Dijk glad to escape penalty pain in City draw
# Miss
# Miss

Liverpool's Van Dijk glad to escape penalty pain in City draw

Oct 7th 2018, 8:08 PM 8,041 Views 12 Comments

Riyad Mahrez wasted the chance to take all three points from a spot-kick.

# virgil-van-dijk - Sunday 23 September, 2018

Arsenal snubbed Van Dijk for £12m as he was 'too nonchalant'
# Mistake
# Mistake

Arsenal snubbed Van Dijk for £12m as he was 'too nonchalant'

Sep 23rd 2018, 4:59 PM 10,692 Views 17 Comments

Former Celtic assistant manager John Collins has revealed that the Gunners passed up the opportunity to sign the Dutchman during his time in Scotland.

# virgil-van-dijk - Tuesday 14 August, 2018

'He's very vocal. That helps me and everyone in the back line' - Van Dijk praises Alisson impact
# Like A Virgil
# Like A Virgil

'He's very vocal. That helps me and everyone in the back line' - Van Dijk praises Alisson impact

Aug 14th 2018, 7:55 AM 6,652 Views 1 Comment

Liverpool defender Virgil van Dijk lauded the arrival of Brazil international Alisson at Anfield.

# virgil-van-dijk - Sunday 15 July, 2018

Karius jeered as Liverpool's stars fail to shine in Bury stalemate
# Under Pressure
# Under Pressure

Karius jeered as Liverpool's stars fail to shine in Bury stalemate

Jul 15th 2018, 2:49 PM 13,135 Views 10 Comments

The Reds’ pre-season preparations continued with a frustrating 0-0 draw against the League Two side.

# virgil-van-dijk - Friday 13 April, 2018

Jurgen Klopp says Liverpool's Jekyll and Hyde nature is a thing of the past
# Consistency
# Consistency

Jurgen Klopp says Liverpool's Jekyll and Hyde nature is a thing of the past

Apr 13th 2018, 10:10 AM 5,137 Views 5 Comments

The five-time European champions thrashed Manchester City 5-1 on aggregate in the Champions League.

# virgil-van-dijk - Tuesday 10 April, 2018

Van Dijk couldn't sleep after 'total performance' against Man City
# Sleepless In Liverpool
# Sleepless In Liverpool

Van Dijk couldn't sleep after 'total performance' against Man City

Apr 10th 2018, 7:51 AM 6,216 Views 26 Comments

After Liverpool’s commanding performance in the Champions League, the Dutch defender has called for caution.

# virgil-van-dijk - Tuesday 27 March, 2018

'I felt jitters in my stomach' - Patrick Kluivert's son makes senior Netherlands debut at 18
# Chip Off The Old Block
# Chip Off The Old Block

'I felt jitters in my stomach' - Patrick Kluivert's son makes senior Netherlands debut at 18

Mar 27th 2018, 1:28 PM 5,985 Views 1 Comment

The Ajax teenager came off the bench for a late cameo in last night’s 3-0 win over European champions Portugal.

# virgil-van-dijk - Thursday 1 March, 2018

Van Dijk: I had to 'step up' after £75m transfer to Liverpool
# Red Man
# Red Man

Van Dijk: I had to 'step up' after £75m transfer to Liverpool

Mar 1st 2018, 9:40 AM 5,502 Views 23 Comments

The Netherlands international is the most expensive defender in history, and he is aware of the pressure and expectation such a price tag brings.

# virgil-van-dijk - Sunday 11 February, 2018

Firmino and Salah on target as Liverpool heap more misery on Southampton
# Routine Victory
# Routine Victory

Firmino and Salah on target as Liverpool heap more misery on Southampton

Feb 11th 2018, 6:49 PM 6,803 Views 23 Comments

The result sees Southampton drop down to the relegation zone.

# virgil-van-dijk - Friday 9 February, 2018

Southampton reception for Van Dijk 'will not be the most friendly,' suspects Klopp
# Frosty
# Frosty

Southampton reception for Van Dijk 'will not be the most friendly,' suspects Klopp

Feb 9th 2018, 6:34 PM 3,677 Views 15 Comments

Liverpool travel to the St Mary’s stadium for a Premier League clash on Sunday.

# virgil-van-dijk - Monday 5 February, 2018

'You could just see him making that dive'
# Claim
# Claim

'You could just see him making that dive'

Feb 5th 2018, 12:15 AM 14,610 Views 22 Comments

Harry Kane and Erik Lamela should not have been awarded penalties, according to Virgil Van Dijk.

# virgil-van-dijk - Friday 2 February, 2018

Klopp: I'm sure Carragher needs to lose a bit of weight, not Van Dijk
# Slim Shade
# Slim Shade

Klopp: I'm sure Carragher needs to lose a bit of weight, not Van Dijk

Feb 2nd 2018, 6:34 PM 14,937 Views 37 Comments

The Reds boss says they won’t see the best of their record signing until next season.

# virgil-van-dijk - Monday 22 January, 2018

Relegation-threatened Swansea hand Liverpool their first Premier League defeat since October
# Report
# Report

Relegation-threatened Swansea hand Liverpool their first Premier League defeat since October

Jan 22nd 2018, 9:52 PM 24,641 Views 100 Comments

The result is a blow to the Reds, particularly on the back of last week’s thrilling 4-3 victory over table toppers Man City.

# virgil-van-dijk - Sunday 14 January, 2018

Van Dijk is 'the best centre-back Liverpool have had since Alan Hansen'
# Highly Thought Of
# Highly Thought Of

Van Dijk is 'the best centre-back Liverpool have had since Alan Hansen'

Jan 14th 2018, 12:57 PM 11,235 Views 23 Comments

The Dutchman, who is reportedly injured for today’s Premier League clash against Man City, has been praised by ex-Reds boss Graeme Souness.

# virgil-van-dijk - Wednesday 10 January, 2018

'For sure he was our target' - Conte admits Chelsea wanted Van Dijk
# Dutch Gold
# Dutch Gold

'For sure he was our target' - Conte admits Chelsea wanted Van Dijk

Jan 10th 2018, 7:00 AM 6,629 Views 40 Comments

The Blues boss has revealed that his club tried to sign the £75 million Liverpool central defender.

# virgil-van-dijk - Saturday 6 January, 2018

Van Dijk’s dream debut tempered by Firmino and Holgate flashpoint
# Unfriendly Derby
# Unfriendly Derby

Van Dijk’s dream debut tempered by Firmino and Holgate flashpoint

Jan 6th 2018, 10:14 AM 10,980 Views 78 Comments

The £75 million man scored the winner but there could be consequences from a first-half incident.

# virgil-van-dijk - Friday 5 January, 2018

A dream Liverpool debut for Van Dijk as he nets late Merseyside derby winner in front of the Kop
# Like A Virgil
# Like A Virgil

A dream Liverpool debut for Van Dijk as he nets late Merseyside derby winner in front of the Kop

Jan 5th 2018, 10:20 PM 26,756 Views 74 Comments

The world’s most expensive defender had a night to remember as his side got the better of Everton.

# virgil-van-dijk - Monday 1 January, 2018

Van Dijk delight over 'perfect' Liverpool switch
# Van The Man
# Van The Man

Van Dijk delight over 'perfect' Liverpool switch

Jan 1st 2018, 9:42 AM 5,368 Views 29 Comments

The former Southampton centre-back cannot wait to get started at the Reds following his world-record £75m move from Saints.

# virgil-van-dijk - Saturday 30 December, 2017

£75 million man watches on as red-hot Salah inspires Liverpool to victory
# Difference Maker
# Difference Maker

£75 million man watches on as red-hot Salah inspires Liverpool to victory

Dec 30th 2017, 4:52 PM 11,993 Views 41 Comments

The Egypt international’s brace leaves him just one behind Harry Kane in the scoring charts.

# virgil-van-dijk - Friday 29 December, 2017

Jose Mourinho suggests Jurgen Klopp guilty of hypocrisy over Virgil van Dijk deal
# Back And Forth
# Back And Forth

Jose Mourinho suggests Jurgen Klopp guilty of hypocrisy over Virgil van Dijk deal

Dec 29th 2017, 3:12 PM 9,475 Views 46 Comments

The Liverpool manager previously criticised the vast amount of money that was linked to the Paul Pogba deal last year.

Van Dijk's former boss believes he can become the world's best defender
# Van The Man
# Van The Man

Van Dijk's former boss believes he can become the world's best defender

Dec 29th 2017, 1:31 PM 5,808 Views 35 Comments

Claude Puel coached Liverpool’s new centre-back during their time together at Southampton.

# virgil-van-dijk - Thursday 28 December, 2017

'I think Sol Bamba is slightly better than Van Dijk, defensive-wise' - Neil Warnock
# Bamb-oozled
# Bamb-oozled

'I think Sol Bamba is slightly better than Van Dijk, defensive-wise' - Neil Warnock

Dec 28th 2017, 4:53 PM 11,409 Views 19 Comments

Virgil van Dijk might be about to become the most expensive defender in history but Cardiff boss Neil Warnock would not swap him for Bamba.

The 10 most expensive defenders in world football, led by £75m Virgil van Dijk
# Case For The Defence
# Case For The Defence

The 10 most expensive defenders in world football, led by £75m Virgil van Dijk

Dec 28th 2017, 12:51 PM 15,904 Views 29 Comments

There are a few Man City players there, as you might expect.

'Nope. No, no, no': Guardiola insists that Man City were never in for £75m van Dijk
# VVD
# VVD

'Nope. No, no, no': Guardiola insists that Man City were never in for £75m van Dijk

Dec 28th 2017, 10:38 AM 8,687 Views 45 Comments

Liverpool’s new signing is a world record fee for a defender.

# virgil-van-dijk - Wednesday 27 December, 2017

Dutch defender Virgil van Dijk joins Liverpool for world-record fee
# Like A Virgil
# Like A Virgil

Dutch defender Virgil van Dijk joins Liverpool for world-record fee

Dec 27th 2017, 8:00 PM 48,795 Views 173 Comments

It’s understood that Van Dijk will earn in the region of £180,000 per week at Anfield.

# virgil-van-dijk - Saturday 18 November, 2017

Spurs' record against the top six, Shane Long's goal drought and more Premier League talking points
# Analysis
# Analysis

Spurs' record against the top six, Shane Long's goal drought and more Premier League talking points

Nov 18th 2017, 10:45 PM 11,124 Views 15 Comments

Plus Tony Pulis on borrowed time and Paul Pogba’s return to Manchester United.

# virgil-van-dijk - Tuesday 7 November, 2017

Liverpool transfer saga '100%' behind Van Dijk
# The Saint
# The Saint

Liverpool transfer saga '100%' behind Van Dijk

Nov 7th 2017, 10:12 AM 6,453 Views 11 Comments

The Dutch defender spent much of the summer being linked with a big-money move to Anfield.

# virgil-van-dijk - Monday 23 October, 2017

'Van Dijk could have prevented Liverpool's Spurs thrashing'
# Shambles
# Shambles

'Van Dijk could have prevented Liverpool's Spurs thrashing'

Oct 23rd 2017, 8:20 AM 8,834 Views 17 Comments

The Reds were thumped 4-1 at Wembley on Sunday.

# virgil-van-dijk - Tuesday 3 October, 2017

'Maybe we can see what's possible': van Dijk hints at January move
# Here We Go Again
# Here We Go Again

'Maybe we can see what's possible': van Dijk hints at January move

Oct 3rd 2017, 8:52 PM 6,726 Views 19 Comments

Despite returning to the Southampton line-up on Saturday, Virgil van Dijk is again talking up the possibility of a move to Liverpool.

# virgil-van-dijk - Saturday 16 September, 2017

Klopp watched Van Dijk alternatives '500 million times' but none could improve Liverpool
# A Case For The Defence
# A Case For The Defence

Klopp watched Van Dijk alternatives '500 million times' but none could improve Liverpool

Sep 16th 2017, 2:04 PM 3,906 Views 8 Comments

The Reds did not strengthen their centre-back position despite links with the Southampton star in the summer.

# virgil-van-dijk - Friday 8 September, 2017

'If the last days of the transfer window resembled an orgy, this weekend is the morning after the night before'
# Column
# Column

'If the last days of the transfer window resembled an orgy, this weekend is the morning after the night before'

Sep 8th 2017, 8:49 AM 13,565 Views 16 Comments

It’s time for football clubs to wake up and assess the madness, writes Tommy Martin.

# virgil-van-dijk - Thursday 7 September, 2017

Van Dijk returns to Southampton first-team training after failed Liverpool switch
# ABSOLUTE VIRGIL
# ABSOLUTE VIRGIL

Van Dijk returns to Southampton first-team training after failed Liverpool switch

Sep 7th 2017, 6:52 PM 4,114 Views 8 Comments

The centre-back is back training with the main squad but manager Mauricio Pellegrino remains cautious over his return to action.

# virgil-van-dijk - Wednesday 30 August, 2017

Liverpool eye Oxlade-Chamberlain, Van Dijk latest and all today's transfer gossip
# Departures Lounge
# Departures Lounge

Liverpool eye Oxlade-Chamberlain, Van Dijk latest and all today's transfer gossip

Aug 30th 2017, 4:34 PM 11,944 Views 10 Comments

Plus, Sergio Aguero could leave Man City in January.

# virgil-van-dijk - Wednesday 16 August, 2017

'Virgil's not for sale in this window. It's not personal' - Van Dijk going nowhere, insist Southampton
# Standing Firm
# Standing Firm

'Virgil's not for sale in this window. It's not personal' - Van Dijk going nowhere, insist Southampton

Aug 16th 2017, 5:26 PM 5,026 Views 13 Comments

Saints chairman Ralph Krueger is adamant that the Dutch defender — a target of Liverpool and Chelsea — won’t be sold this summer.

Arsenal's Oxlade-Chamberlain wants £150k-a-week as Chelsea target deal
# Excess
# Excess

Arsenal's Oxlade-Chamberlain wants £150k-a-week as Chelsea target deal

Aug 16th 2017, 10:40 AM 8,664 Views 15 Comments

The Blues may need to pay to push through a deal for their rivals’ player with the club.