The Netherlands international and talismanic Liverpool defender, Virgil van Dijk, has revealed how he ignored offers from other Premier League sides like Arsenal, Manchester City and Chelsea before switching to Liverpool from Southampton in January 2018.
Liverpool doled out £75m club record transfer to sign Van Dijk, and the centre-back has been an influential star of Jurgen Klop’s successful side so far.
“Before I made the decision to choose Liverpool, I looked at all the aspects of the clubs [Arsenal, Man City, Chelsea]; the way of playing, the team-mates, the future as well,” Van Dijk told BT Sport.
“The city, the fans everything has got to be big part of joining a club.
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“I think Liverpool at that time when I made the decision was the right decision and obviously to reach the Champions League final in my first six months was obviously a big bonus and helped me a lot in my development,…
Source: Complete Sports