Van Dijk reveals his feelings after wearing the Liverpool captain’s armband
Jurgen Klopp has chosen Virgil van Dijk to take over as Liverpool captain following Jordan Henderson’s move to Saudi Arabia. And he has spoken out about taking on this role amid the many changes that have occurred over the past summer.
Virgil van Dijk says he is proud to have been chosen as Liverpool ‘s new captain this season in the Premier League amid a series of changes. That have taken place in the summer transfer window.
The Reds have lost several key players in the summer transfer window, including Fabinho and former captain Jordan Henderson. Including outgoing players like Roberto Firmino, James Milner, Naby Keita and Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain. While on the one hand, they had to manage to rebuild the team by bringing in many new players.
However, amidst the many changes that have taken place, Jurgen Klopp has decided to hand the captain’s armband to Virgil van Dijk and to Trent Alexander-Arnold. Served as the team’s vice-captain. The Dutch national team spoke about the situation and expressed his feelings of receiving this great honor.
“We are in a period of transition with Liverpool and it is definitely a great feeling that the manager has allowed me to be part of this new team. Or what we call Liverpool 2.0,” Van Dijk told local media while in training with the Orange Knights.
“We have been talking since the first week of pre-season preparation. It shows confidence and I want to thank you for being chosen as the new captain. It is a huge responsibility to lead Liverpool into a new era.” Report from สมัคร ufabet