Liverpool preparing talks over huge £50m contract for Van Dijk

Tanya Simon
February 15, 2020

Klopp always defended Henderson when the fans were on his back and now we are seeing the full package emerging before our eyes, with his ability to deliver killer passes and make surges forward to score goals all part of what he can offer.

Reds captain Jordan Henderson and last season's PFA award victor Virgil van Dijk are the two names I would be considering if I was getting voting forms through from the PFA and if pushed to make a pick, captain fantastic Henderson would win it by a short head.

"Liverpool are developing that now".

The five-man bench has three Liverpool players and two from United's '99 squad.

Virgil van Dijk is the only Liverpool player who would force his way into Manchester United's 1999 treble-winning side, according to ex-Red Devils assistant coach Steve McClaren. No one would overcome them.

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That is why there is no offer that will convince the Reds' board about Van Dijk. And just how do you fit Liverpool's front 3 in?

Steve McClaren argued that Van Dijk would have been the only Liverpool star to make the combined XI.

The 28-year old defender is one of Liverpool's stand out players, vital in the starting XI, a regular in the Liverpool defence.

The Dutch centre-back beat all odds to win the award last season and later went on to beat two best players in the world Cristian Ronaldo and Lionel Messi to UEFA's Best Player of the Year award.

Liverpool fans are already basking in the euphoria of winning the Premier League title which has, for over 30 years, eluded their partly enviable history in the modern-day football. Separation from located the line below "Manchester city" is a space 22 points. "Nobody would get past them", the former England boss said.

Manchester City's Premier League fixture against West Ham scheduled for Feb 19
West Ham supporters travelling by train would have struggled to make the match with Ciara disrupting the rail network. Perhaps the FA now, will pay heed to both Klopp and Guardiola's complain about too much football.

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