Liverpool’s Netherlands defender Virgil van Dijk has revealed who was the best player he played with at Liverpool. And this work has surprised many that it is not Mo Salah.
Liverpool defender Virgil van Dijk has spoken out about the best players he played alongside. But it might come as a surprise to most people. The 31-year-old is preparing to play for Holland at the 2022 UFABET World Cup. Admitshis current team-mate Roberto Firmino is above Mohamed Sala. and Sadio Mane a former team-mate who now plays for Bayern Munich.
With Van Dijk playing alongside the Brazilian striker at Liverpool since he joined the club from Southampton In January 2018. He has won all the major trophies during that time, including the Premier League and Champions League. He is with Southampton Before moving to Anfield for a fee of 80 million pounds
I would say at Liverpool it’s Bobby Firmino. The Dutch defender told YouTube channel Pitch Side . “I know how difficult it is to play with him as a defender. Because he always comes down to play low ′ ′ I can say it’s him. And now it’s Mo Salah, Sadio Mane, Thiago, it’s fun to play with them.” Van Dijk also revealed who the best player in his national team is. He added: “In the national team I would say Frenkie de Jong. “
Firmino has been a key part of the Reds’ success last season. Although it seemed like he had become a second choice. In the same position after the team signed Diogo Jota, Luis Diaz and summer signing Darwin Nunez , all of whom were selected ahead of him. His position has returned and has netted nine goals this season in 21 appearances across all competitions.
The striker has scored 107 goals in 348 appearances since joining Liverpool from Hoffenheim in 2015 . Well, this season is about to expire this summer. It is believed Jurgen Klopp’s side are working on a contract extension to keep the Brazilian at the club beyond next summer.