Football NewsVirgil van Dijk reports on his physical condition
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Virgil van Dijk returned to the top flight for the first time since October 2020 with a victory over Norwich.


A little about Virgil van Dijk

The Dutch defender has provided an update on his fitness after his first run to the Premier League in 10 months, with Liverpool trying to hold back expectations by pointing out that he is not a robot. The Netherlands International has come a long way towards recovery since suffering a knee ligament injury during the Merseyside Derby with Everton in October 2020. Virgil van reached the end of that journey with Norwich on Saturday, as the Reds relented to a 3-0 victory on Carrow Road, but Virgil van Dijk knows he is going to take more than one run against newly promoted opponents to get him back to his the best.


What did Virgil van Dijk say?

Asked how he feels after 90 minutes against the Canaries, Virgil van Dijk told reporters that the comeback is not a chapter closing. He’s still getting there. Virgil wanted to be there and wanted to play from the first match, because he feels that he needs it and it will improve him. From Virgil van Dijk’s perspective, knowing his own body has a lot to improve, but he’s not a robot.

According to Virgil van, he cannot go back to 100 percent right away. The fact is that he played and the first one was very emotional and very tough for many reasons. You visualize the game in your head so many times before you play it. Virgil van Dijk is tired of everything around the game. It was like an obstacle. He had to overcome it, he felt that then it would come again. That’s what happened from his point of view. Virgil trained well and felt confident in the knee. It was a difficult journey, but he is just glad to be there again.