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Liverpool followers warned they cannot count on prime Virgil van Dijk when he makes Premier League return


Virgil van Dijk can’t be anticipated to instantly regain prime kind when he makes his return for Liverpool, Reds followers have been warned.

Former Everton and Leeds ace Jermain Beckford reckons the Dutchman will want time to rediscover his good finest when he makes his much-anticipated comeback.

Van Dijk has been taken part in Liverpool’s pre-season training


Van Dijk has been taken half in Liverpool’s pre-season coaching

Liverpool had been depleted in defence for almost all of final season, however nonetheless managed to safe a third-place end within the Premier League.

Van Dijk broken his knee in October final 12 months following a conflict with Jordan Pickford within the Merseyside derby and he has since been out for ten months.

The return of 30-year-old is bound to be their greatest increase forward of the 2021/22 marketing campaign.

However after such an extended lay-off, anticipating him to hit the pre-injury heights he did is farfetched, Beckford believes.

Van Dijk has not played for Liverpool since injuring his knee last October

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Van Dijk has not performed for Liverpool since injuring his knee final October

Chatting with talkSPORT, he mentioned: “His speedy affect – after arriving for £75m – was phenomenal so to have him again is unbelievable for Liverpool.

“I don’t suppose Liverpool ought to count on to see the Van Dijk of outdated instantly as a result of he’s getting back from a foul knee damage.

“I’ve had three myself and it takes quite a bit to return to the requirements he set himself – that are very excessive.

“With somebody like Van Dijk, it’s a must to have persistence, he’ll make errors and he’ll look a bit rusty however finally he’ll get again to the extent the place he left off.”

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