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      Virgil van Dijk Player Thread

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      HUYTON RED
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      Re: Virgil van Dijk Player Thread
      Reply #525: Dec 06, 2018 05:07:07 pm
      Coolest cat I've seen strut round at centre-half at Anfield since Hansen.

      And he's knocking 40 yard balls around like Alonso in his pomp.

      Rolls Royce of a player.
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      Reply #526: Dec 06, 2018 05:34:49 pm
      What a player
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      Reply #527: Dec 06, 2018 10:46:27 pm
      2 assists in 2 games and spraying passes all over the pitch like Gerrard and Xabi. He’s suddenly become our Coutinho replacement and CB.
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      Re: Virgil van Dijk Player Thread
      Reply #528: Dec 08, 2018 11:06:51 pm
      Anyone noticed that VVD rarely gets carded?

      last season just 1 yellow card.

      This season so far just 1 too.

      a testament to his positional ability and his defensive prowess.

      I hope I'm not jinxing him now!!! :laugh:
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      Reply #529: Dec 08, 2018 11:24:42 pm
      How many f**king headers did he win yesterday? Immense.
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      Reply #530: Dec 10, 2018 12:01:19 am
      How many f**king headers did he win yesterday? Immense.

      Varane, along with Ramos, deemed the best defender in the world apparently, probably because if you win the Champions League or World Cup, it automatically makes the player of each position the best in the world it seems. Both kept less clean sheets and been weaker at the back than Virgil in the last year. Doesn’t get the recognition he deserves.
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      Reply #531: Dec 10, 2018 12:06:21 am
      How many f**king headers did he win yesterday? Immense.

      A few but alisson"s header was the best by far
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      Reply #532: Dec 11, 2018 10:06:17 pm
      Seriously......
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      Reply #533: Dec 11, 2018 10:10:03 pm
      I love this guy... steal at £70 million.,
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      Reply #534: Dec 11, 2018 10:13:14 pm
      I love this guy... steal at £70 million.,

      An absolute bargain. Daylight robbery even.

      Never seen a defender of this quality in a red shirt. Special.
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      Reply #535: Dec 11, 2018 10:14:43 pm

      that is by far the most weird post ever on this forum
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      Reply #536: Dec 12, 2018 01:04:17 pm
      This man is by far the best CB in the Prem.

      He literally elevates the level of every other center-back he plays with.

      Remember Lovren before VVD? Looked bad most of the time and was getting crushed week in week out by the fans and media. VVD comes in and by the end of last season I was praying Lovren stays fit because I thought we had found the correct pair.

      Then

      Lovren is injured at WC and Gomez starts the season and I'm like meh! To young, only managed to get in and out of the squad, is he a proper CB or a RB? Couple of months later and the VVD effect magic worked so good that we managed to to have the most clean sheets in the PL whole conceding the least amount of goals. He elevated Gomez's level so much that he went from being a player in and out of the squad to a player we felt we can't do without.

      Then....!

      Gomez gets injured and we're like f***! Matip is bad memories of the times he was playing alongside Lovren. But what do you know? 3 games into it and guess what?  Not only does Matip looks like he's been playing from the start of the season, but he also looks about 3 times better than last season.

      That cold blooded attitude, that commanding presence, the way he sets up his back line and communicates with everybody around him and that absolute domination in the air! He is the true flying Dutchman! 

      VVD is worth every single penny and then some more! I'm glad Klopp waited for him. This is a prime example of spending big the right way.
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      Re: Virgil van Dijk Player Thread
      Reply #537: Dec 12, 2018 01:33:11 pm
      This man is by far the best CB in the Prem world.


      Fixed that for ya  xxxxx:action-smiley-065:
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      Reply #538: Dec 12, 2018 04:41:26 pm
      We are going to miss him BIG time on our first leg in the CL.

      So our nerves are coming back again!!!!
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      Re: Virgil van Dijk Player Thread
      Reply #539: Dec 12, 2018 07:17:24 pm
      Anyone noticed that VVD rarely gets carded?

      last season just 1 yellow card.

      This season so far just 1 too.

      a testament to his positional ability and his defensive prowess.

      I hope I'm not jinxing him now!!! :laugh:

       :f_whistle:
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      Reply #540: Dec 12, 2018 10:16:26 pm
      He got a yellow card in the first 15 minutes of the game.   I thought this was going to put pressure on him.  Not VVD he just bossed the defence and had their attackers within his grasp - Best defender in the world!
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      Reply #541: Dec 12, 2018 11:57:32 pm
      Gutted he will miss that 1st leg. Still can't understand Mark Scwarzer in his HT match analysis, saying that VVD should have got a straight RED. F**k off you Aussie C**t.  :D
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      Reply #542: Dec 13, 2018 06:53:23 pm
      Watching back the video of the tackle and he could have easily got a red

      https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=EFt2rVlS3hY
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      Reply #543: Dec 13, 2018 06:58:56 pm
      Watching back the video of the tackle and he could have easily got a red

      https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=EFt2rVlS3hY

      Yep, I thought that after seeing the first replay tbh. Had someone did that to one of ours, I am sure we'd all be crying out for a red.
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      Reply #544: Dec 13, 2018 07:15:30 pm
      Yep, I thought that after seeing the first replay tbh. Had someone did that to one of ours, I am sure we'd all be crying out for a red.
      Genuine question what is he supposed to do then , because he did in fact cleanly take the ball , is he supposed to let him go ?
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      Reply #545: Dec 13, 2018 07:36:56 pm
      Genuine question what is he supposed to do then , because he did in fact cleanly take the ball , is he supposed to let him go ?


      Yeah,  but the follow through with studs showing and connecting :(  Maybe on another day his studs wouldn't be showing, maybe he would have slid in using his right leg instead, or maybe he wouldn't have slid in and just chased him down.
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      Reply #546: Dec 13, 2018 07:49:29 pm
      Yep, I thought that after seeing the first replay tbh. Had someone did that to one of ours, I am sure we'd all be crying out for a red.
       

      That's just being a supporter no? All ours are solid tackles all theirs are dirty cheating red cards!Thought it was fine bit of follow thru,i saw who it was on laughed, yellow move on.
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      Re: Virgil van Dijk Player Thread
      Reply #547: Dec 13, 2018 08:16:12 pm
      No complaints about the yellow. Nothing malicious by Virgil, just his momentum took him through, but it was a bit dangerous. One of the few decisions the ref got right.
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      Re: Virgil van Dijk Player Thread
      Reply #548: Dec 14, 2018 12:51:46 pm
      Watching back the video of the tackle and he could have easily got a red

      https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=EFt2rVlS3hY

      Not sure what Carlo Ancelotti think about Gattuso.

      Sure VvD never that kind of player intent to break anyone's leg. But I agreed it 's dangerous and the yellow was right.
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      Reply #549: Dec 14, 2018 06:39:21 pm

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