Klopp Ex-Liverpool star warns against rushing to use Van Dijk for the start of the season. Former footballer of the Reds team. A warning message to the German head coach. That should not be rush to use “Virgil van Dijk” at the beginning of the season. Because it might be too risky.
The 30-year-old defender made his official return to action in more than nine months on Thursday. In a warm-up game against Hertha Berlin after a serious injury last October. Which the return of the ring Many parties hope that Van Dijk will be ready to help the team immediately. At the start of the 2021-22 season.
But recently Jamie Carragher, a former Liverpool footballer. Has issued a warning to Jurgen Klopp and Reds fans not to expect the full deployment of Virgil van Dijk too soon. Because there may be an increase risk of re-injury
“I think we have to be careful with that and I think Jurgen Klopp thinks so. I don’t think Van Dijk will return to the starting XI. then can take Liverpool Be the champion of the league automatically. because he was seriously injure. So make sure he doesn’t rush back on the pitch.”
“If he could return to normal He will definitely be one of the best defenders in the world. And that’s what Liverpool want to be in the next five or six years, not in the next five or six weeks.”
“If Van Dijk doesn’t play in the first game of the season That’s not a big deal. It’s just a matter of making sure. He had to be 100 percent fit first. So he will be in the position he deserves in the next five or six years,” Carragher said.
For “Reds” Liverpool have a queue to start the first match of the 2021-22 season with a match against Norwich City on August 14 at 11:30 p.m.