Virgil van Dijk, Liverpool central defender and considered the best defender in the world, will be operated on the ligaments of the right knee after being injured this Saturday in the derby against Everton in the Premier League.
The club ‘Red has reported that the defender needs surgery after the injury suffered when receiving a strong tackle from goalkeeper Jordan Pickford in the match played at Goodison Park.
According to BeIN Sports… Van Dijk could be out for 7 to 8 months!https://t.co/VwINJRWcsi
– Mundo Deportivo (@mundodeportivo) October 18, 2020
Van Dijk had to be replaced and after being examined in depth by the medical services have confirmed the need for the operation. At the moment the deadline that he will have to leave has not been set, but it is expected that the German coach Jurgen Klopp will not be able to count on their services for at least half a year.
Virgil van Dijk will undergo surgery on the knee injury sustained during Saturday’s 2-2 draw at @Everton.
Following surgery, Virgil will begin a rehabilitation programme to enable him to reach full fitness as soon as possible.
You’ll come back stronger, @VirgilvDijk
— Liverpool FC (@LFC) October 18, 2020