An update has emerged on the injury sustained by Virgil van Dijk during Liverpool’s pre-season friendly against RB Salzburg on Tuesday.
The Reds played out a 2-2 draw against the Austrian champions with Rhian Brewster scoring both of his side’s goals. However, captain for the match van Dijk was forced off the pitch after suffering a head injury and a cut above his eye.
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To many fans’ relief though, Jurgen Klopp has announced that the Dutchman is at no risk of any lasting effects from the injury. In a club statement, the German said ‘there will not be a problem’.
There seems to be no worry over whether van Dijk will be available to play against Arsenal in Saturday’s Community Shield fixture.
Plenty of fans have flocked to the injury update to air their thoughts and relief on the situation. One supporter has left a tongue-in-cheek comment saying the ‘quadruple is back on’ as they clearly feel the team relies heavily on van Dijk’s presence.
Read more replies from the Anfield faithful here:
One player that we absolutely need and don't want to get injured throughout the whole season. Get well soon, Virgil. Hands down, the most important player in our team.
— Ki Jana Ever (@KiJanaEver) August 25, 2020
— The Kopite (@TheKopiteOFF) August 25, 2020
QUADRUPLE BACK ON pic.twitter.com/S54fp4bybi
— CHAMP19N’S (@moonwavez) August 25, 2020
A reason for him to have minutes of rest.. Get better for FA Community Shields daddy ❤
— Ed (@edwyna_may) August 26, 2020
Doctors report he may wind up being even BETTER looking with a little scar.
— Tom Owens (@towens2921) August 25, 2020
— 1️⃣9️⃣✖️6️⃣ Senòr (@GormleyLFC) August 25, 2020
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