‘Our Monster’ ‘He’s A Beast’ – Liverpool Fans Are All Talking About What Van Dijk Did During Training With Holland

‘Our Monster’ ‘He’s A Beast’ – Liverpool Fans Are All Talking About What Van Dijk Did During Training With Holland

Liverpool defender Virgil van Dijk has been a stabilising presence in the Reds defence ever since his £75m arrival from Southampton last January.

A key part of that is his towering presence in the box, dealing with crosses and corners with ease. While training on international duty, the Dutchman showed off his incredible jumping reach by heading a ball attached to the ceiling:

Fans on Twitter were all praising van Dijk’s commanding aerial presence:

The difference that the 27-year-old has made to Liverpool’s defence since signing has been nothing short of remarkable.

So far this campaign, the Reds have only conceded one goal at home in the league, and that run stretches even further back if we look at last season. From January to May 2018, the Merseyside club kept five clean sheets at Anfield and conceded just three times.

With currently the joint best defensive record in the Premier League, the club have seen a dramatic improvement at the back since van Dijk made the switch to Liverpool.