October 31, 2020

Liverpool confirm Virgil van Dijk to have knee surgery after Jordan Pickford challenge with ‘no timescale for return’

Liverpool confirm Virgil van Dijk to have knee surgery after Jordan Pickford challenge with ‘no timescale for return’

VIRGIL VAN DIJK will undergo surgery on the knee injury he sustained in Saturday’s Merseyside derby.

The Liverpool stalwart was hurt by a challenge from Jordan Pickford six minutes into the Reds’ 2-2 draw with Everton.

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Further assessment has confirmed van Dijk damaged knee ligaments in the collision and will require surgery.

No timescale has been placed on his return to action at this stage.

More to follow. Refresh for updates.

Jurgen Klopp says he doesn’t know how serious Van Dijk’s injury is and discusses the off-side situation
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