Virgil van Dijk | Performances

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    Jan 22, 2018
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    Samid follows Pogue around, fixing his images

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    Great defender.
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    Grylte "nothing wrong with some friendly incest, bro"

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    Classic Liverpool defender :lol:
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    Classical Mechanic Full Member

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    Channelling his inner Lukaku there.
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    Good assist
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    Mr Anderson Eats, shoots, leaves

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    Bit of a Dick van Dyke there. Sliced a clearance for the corner, then was nice enough to put it on a plate for Mawson.
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    Samid follows Pogue around, fixing his images

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    MaxiPaxi Dagestani MMA Boiled Egg Expert

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    Unbelievable hair do.

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    Fits right in.
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    Grylte "nothing wrong with some friendly incest, bro"

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    He's already in the picture, a bit towards the top right corner.
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    kouroux 45k posts to finally achieve this tagline

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    Modern day "productive" defender
  11. Jan 22, 2018
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    The Bloody-Nine Full Member

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    He's had a right Lovren there.
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    BluesJr Full Member

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    Perfect :lol: looking forward to hearing Carragher on it.
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    MaxiPaxi Dagestani MMA Boiled Egg Expert

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    In all seriousness, terrible defending for that set piece. I mean, why would you head the ball down and right into the danger area when defending a corner - it didn't look like a slice either - from that clip.
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    Shark @NotShark

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    I don't get why he's being made out to be this massive superstar signing. He's an improvement on what Liverpool have, but not anywhere close to world class.



    Edit: I mean, he's fucccin world class la, five times!
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    Doing great. More of this please.
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    Kraftwerker Formerly RedAddict

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    He was at fault for the goal they conceded against Everton too.

    100% record so far.

    Just as well Klopp protected him against City.
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    Djemba-Djemba Full Member

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    £75m

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    James Peril New Member

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    Van Dijk is running around trying to be first on every ball, classic case of trying too much. Messed up on the goal and also created a free-kick in a good position as he wandered out of position. He is a good defender, but still funny that he is brought in mainly to clear up set-pieces and manages to feck up on the first attempt.
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    DatIrishFella Band of Brothers, Thief

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    Hes a decent defender in fairness.

    But £75m :lol: :lol:
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    MaxiPaxi Dagestani MMA Boiled Egg Expert

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    He cost more than Bonucci! :lol:
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    haram Full Member

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    I think he believes his own hype.
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    Klopper76 "Did you see Fabinho against Red Star & Cardiff?"

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    What? How was he?
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    He was excellent in the build-up of Liverpools attacks, you can clearly see what they bought him for. But those clearences before and to the goal... woeful.
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    Kraftwerker Formerly RedAddict

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    Check his positioning.

    Sigurdsson had all the space in the world whilst Van Dijk was ball watching.
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    Massive Spanner Thinks Geoff Shreeves has one

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    I think he'll be really good for Pool eventually but every mistake he makes is going to be scrutinized hugely cause of the daft fee they paid.
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    spwd likes: servals, breasts, rylan clark and zooey

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    What did he say about it?
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    But can he do it on a cold Monday night in Swansea?

    Nah.
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    They need defenders who know how to defend. Spraying passes is the easy part.
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    TheReligion Abusive

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    Most expensive defender in the world.

    Let that sink in.. :lol::lol:
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    coolredwine lameredboots

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    He will get battered due to the price Liverpool paid for him.
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    Lad thought he was prime Pirlo out there.
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    Buchan has whacked the hammer to Roswell

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    Klopp shattered the old record by 50%, too! :lol:
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    He's not particularly great at defending and that's been obvious since he moved here from Scotland.

    But he's good on the ball and it was decided he was good, therefore the regular errors leading to goals in a Southampton shirt were conveniently swept aside.

    He'll get found out at Liverpool.
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    Anustart89 Full Member

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    Didn't slice it. Just jumped too early, and had to bow his head in order to be able to make any contact with the ball. Terrible timing, but once he'd committed that was the only contact he could make unless he tried to chest it down.
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    MaxiPaxi Dagestani MMA Boiled Egg Expert

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    Aye I've seen a better reply there.
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    Klopper76 "Did you see Fabinho against Red Star & Cardiff?"

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    Hard to defend him for his play leading up to the goal. I think he tried a bit too hard to be a £75 million defender.

    Hopefully he’ll improve as time goes on.
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    Buchan has whacked the hammer to Roswell

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    Agreed wholeheartedly. Klopp has heaped enormous pressure on him when he insisted it was 'van Dijk or nobody' in the transfer market. Liverpool fans spent the last six months firmly believing that as soon as he'd join, he'd sort out their defensive frailties. That belief is very much misplaced. The problem at Liverpool is their system (and inability to defend set-pieces) and most defenders in the league would struggle to impress under Klopp's setup. Lovren looked very good under Pochettino - an excellent defensive coach - but absolutely haphazard under Klopp's 'guidance'. I expect a similar outcome in the case of van Dijk.
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    haram Full Member

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    He thinks he has to bark at everyone and win every single ball :lol:
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    Loublaze ATLien

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    He can take lessons on how to head a ball from Smalling
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    Peanut Butter New Member

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