Liverpool breaking news : Dalglish texts me before matches – Van Dijk
Virgil van Dijk described the reverence Liverpool reserves for their greatest players as he revealed that Scot Kenny Dalglish has been messaging him before matches amid the Reds’ Premier League title charge this season.
The 27-year-old defender has become a fans’ favourite at Anfield since his £75million move from Southampton in January 2017, not long after which he traded phone numbers with Dalglish.
Reds hero Dalglish, who has twice managed the club and is now a director, won six top-flight titles and three European Cups as a player with Liverpool and Van Dijk portrayed the constructive outcome he has on Jurgen Klopp’s high-flying squad.
« Kenny Dalglish gave me his mobile number in the very beginning and told me to ring him whenever, » Van Dijk told the club’s authentic site.
« It is staggering when he now and then sends me messages before amusements. That is the thing that Liverpool is about.
« On matchdays, that resembles strolling in a historical center. Almost every Liverpool legend is present. »
Van Dijk has played all but 35 minutes of Liverpool’s Premier League campaign this season, taking his appearances for the club in all rivalries to 51.
With Klopp’s men four points clear at the top of the league table, Van Dijk demonstrated that he and his colleagues know about the incredible status they could accomplish by conveying the best flight title to Anfield out of the blue since 1990.
« I just love to hear all the stories from the guys who used to play for this magical club, » he added.
« When you have implied something to this club, they will always remember you.
« You are Liverpool for eternity. »