The Ivorian, a former Liverpool defender, praised the Dutchman, a key player for Jürgen Klopp since his arrival in 2018.
Kolo Touré, former defender of Liverpool, I think that Virgil van Dijk He proved to be “incredible” in almost every respect since he joined the Merseyside team in 2018 from Southampton at a cost of € 85m.
The signing of the Dutchman helped transform the Red Devils, give them strength on the defensive side and contribute to the consecrations in the UEFA Champions League and Premier in the last year.
“He is an amazing player,” the 39-year-old Ivorian told Stats Perform News. “He’s a great player. He has speed, height, he can jump. He has technique. He can change the game with his long passes. He has it all. I haven’t seen many players challenge him one-on-one. In my opinion, that’s his weakness. He’s really tall and if you attack him with the ball he can fight, “he continued in his analysis.
In the continuation of the praise, the former footballer who played three World Cups with his national team and who enjoyed the English league between 2002 and 2016, said about Van Dijk: “He is a very intelligent player. He has (Joe) Gómez from his Besides, good players to help him too. There are good soccer players around him and I think that makes his game easier. I think he has so many qualities … “.
In addition, the former Arsenal and Manchester City highlighted Liverpool overall. “They are the best team in the world right now. Jürgen Klopp is doing an amazing job. (Former manager) Brendan Rodgers’ transfers have also been very good for him. This club is one of the best in the world. They really deserve it. everything, they are very good boys, honest people who work hard, love the club and that’s great, “Touré finished.
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