Liverpool defender Virgil van Dijk claims he is not intimidated by the expectations that have accompanied his big-money move from Southampton to Anfield.
Andrea Pirlo insisted Barcelona recruit Philippe Coutinho is worth €160-million, highlighting Liverpool’s big-money purchase of defender Virgil van Dijk.
Virgil van Dijk immediately began repaying his £75-million transfer fee as he scored Liverpool’s winner in a 2-1 FA Cup third-round triumph over Merseyside rivals Everton.
Netherlands international Virgil van Dijk will prove his worth to Liverpool over the long term, according to Reds boss Jurgen Klopp.
Virgil van Dijk’s protracted move from Southampton to Liverpool has been completed for a reported £75-million, a world record fee for a defender.
Antonio Conte rates Virgil van Dijk as a ‘really good player’ but has stopped short of confirming Chelsea’s interest in Southampton’s in-demand defender.
Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp insists his side do not need to sign a new centre-back, despite continuing to be linked with a swoop for Virgil van Dijk.