Van Dijk: Liverpool are lucky to have defenders
Virgil van Dijk, the star of the Liverpool professional team, confirmed that the Egyptian star, Mohamed Salah, is very lucky to have Gomez and Matip duo in the defense line, as well as Joe Gomez and Konate.
Van Dijk said, in comments published on the official website of Liverpool FC: “I can say that about the other pair of Gomez and Matip. We are very fortunate as a club and I am very lucky to have these players around me,” adding, “Konate is a very good player, happy to have Joe Gomez at the club.” .
“The pre-season is very short, we have a big game next week, but I know myself, I know my body and I know what I have to do to be ready for the season. That’s what I try to do every day,” Van Dijk added.
The Liverpool defender continued: “Everyone was disappointed at the end of last season. We came close but not enough to win these two other trophies. We start every season with the goal of winning every game we play, and this season it will be no different.”
“We have a good squad at the moment, so hopefully there will be no big problems, no big injuries and hopefully everyone can be part of a great season.”
The Liverpool team defeated the German Leipzig team, by five goals, in the friendly match that brought the two teams together at the Red Bull Arena, as part of the two teams’ preparations for the new season 2022-2023.
Liverpool is preparing to play the Charity Shield against Manchester City on July 30, which will be held at King Power Stadium, the stronghold of Leicester City.
Liverpool will start the new season of the English Premier League by facing its host Fulham on August 6.