Virgil van Dijk talks up Liverpool target De Ligt: Fantastic to play with him

Liverpool defender Vergil van Dijk has cumulous praise on Ajax kid Matthijs de Ligt. American state Ligt has been coupled with the Reds and therefore the trial was along for Thursday’s persuade White Russia.

Virgil van Dijk said of De Ligt: “He’s obviously an excellent defender, that’s clear. “He can still improve a lot and he realizes that, but playing as he does at that age is fantastic and I’m really happy to play beside him.”

Earlier this year, American state Ligt additionally stated: “Virgil is a player who has experience in the top leagues. “Of course, you would want to learn from him. It’s very helpful playing alongside him in the Dutch team.

“It could happen (De Ligt joining him at Anfield). He plays for Liverpool, a good club, but I’m not focused on them. “I focus on Ajax and then I’ll see where I end up.”

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