Connect with us

Sports

Liverpool defender Van Dijk extends contract until 2025

Published

on

Van Dijk edges Raheem Sterling to emerge PFA player of the year

Liverpool defender, Virgil van Dijk has extended his contract with the club until 2025.

The 30-year-old, who has not played a competitive game with the Reds since October 2020, was under contract until 2023.

He follows Trent Alexander-Arnold, Fabinho and Alisson in signing new deals with the club this summer.

Read Also: Liverpool’s Van Dijk, Gomez return to action after lengthy injury layoff

Van Dijk played just five league games last season, as he suffered an anterior cruciate ligament injury in October but resumed playing in pre-season.

“I am delighted, very happy and proud. Where I am today, how I feel today, as a very senior, important player for the team and for the club,” said the Netherlands centre-back

“That’s just a fantastic feeling and why I definitely feel at home here.”

Van Dijk has made 130 appearances for Liverpool.

Join the conversation

Opinions

Support Ripples Nigeria, hold up solutions journalism

Balanced, fearless journalism driven by data comes at huge financial costs.

If you are motivated and passionate about building a global society, founded on justice, equity, fairness, transparency, accountability and superior knowledge, kindly consider donating to Ripples Nigeria’s solutions journalism.

Your support would help to ensure that citizens and institutions continue to have free access to credible and reliable information for societal development.

Donate Now

Investigations