‘Van Dijk’s return is truly impressive’

30 Mar 2022 | 12:27 | Football

 Former player Dirk Kuyt commented on Virgil van Dijk’s form after returning from injury.

Van Dijk’s first training session in Liverpool

Having played in the World Cup final against the Netherlands in 2010, then as part of the squad that finished third in Brazil 2014, Kuyt regularly observes the state of the team post-retirement, especially their captain. , Liverpool star Virgil van Dijk.

Recently Kuyt commented on this junior to Goal: “It’s great to see what this Dutch squad is doing. After the 2014 World Cup, not being able to participate in a tournament until last year’s EURO, it was a real thing. difficult.”

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 Van Dijk was sidelined for nearly a year due to injury.

“But we are back at the World Cup in Qatar, with Louis van Gaal and a great team. And to have a captain like Virgil van Dijk, who is from Liverpool, is also wonderful. Hopefully he can be able to. stay fit because he’s an important figure on and off the pitch.”

He added: “He’s doing really well. Of course, I watch every Liverpool game and to see him come back like he did, it’s impressive.”

“It’s not easy to come back from such a serious injury. I think it was a very good decision when Jurgen only let him play once a week at the start of the season. He is now back in shape. my best.”


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