Virgil van Dijk reveals being close to new playing role at Liverpool

Virgil van Dijk reveals being close to new playing role at Liverpool

Liverpool defender Virgil van Dijk has revealed how close he has come to nearly taking free-kick duties off of Trent Alexander-Arnold this season.

The Dutch defender has a set of world-class attributes and we've also seen from footage in training that he can take pretty decent free-kicks too.

Indeed, Trent Alexander-Arnold is the set-piece man at the club but it sounds as though VVD wasn't far away from taking over before a strike from the right-back at West Ham United:

Anfield Watch Verdict

Liverpool are fortunate to have a number of top free-kick takers.

Alexander-Arnold is obviously the standout but Van Dijk could be handy from them, too, whilst Mohamed Salah would always fancy his chances from a dead ball.

There's top quality in the squad up and down the pitch.

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