Virgil Van Dijk Beginning To Feel More Comfortable In Liverpool’s Defence- Loris Karius

Liverpool goalkeeper Loris Karius believes the club’s big-money signing, Virgil van Dijk, is finally beginning to settle into the Reds’ defensive system.

Virgil Van Dijk moved to Liverpool from Southampton for a record £75 million at the start of January and, despite netting a goal on debut, has at times struggled to gel with his new teammates.

But off the back of a comfortable 2-0 weekend win over the Saints, and with their Champions League clash with Porto coming up on Wednesday, Karius believes that the 26-year-old Dutch international is starting to hit his stride.

“Virgil has played quite a bit now and we’re getting more used to each other — that’s important for the team,” Karius told the Liverpool Echo.

“He’s a top player — that’s why Liverpool paid the price they did for him. Of course, he has to adapt a bit because our style is so different. We defend high. He needs to get used to Dejan [Lovren] and Joel [Matip].

“But the more he gets used to our style, he’s finding his feet more and more. It’s good to see and as a keeper, you feel comfortable having players like that in front of you. The clean sheet was great for all of us.”

The post Virgil Van Dijk Beginning To Feel More Comfortable In Liverpool’s Defence- Loris Karius appeared first on Naijaloaded | Nigeria's No. 1 Online Portal.

Source: entertainment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.