Virgil van Dijk

Born: July 8, 1991 (age 26)

Height: 6'4" (193cm)

Hometown: Breda, Netherlands
Nationality: Netherlands Dutch

Position: Centre-back
Team: Liverpool (no. 4)
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Career History
Youth2009-2010Willem II
2010-2011Groningen
Senior2011-2013Groningen
2013-2015Celtic
2015-2018Southampton
2018-Liverpool
Sports Mole has 748 articles about Virgil van Dijk. Articles 1 to 40:
Kalidou Koulibaly in action for Napoli on March 31, 2018
Manchester United 'told £70m+ for Kalidou Koulibaly'
Manchester United are told that they would have to pay 'in excess of £70m' to sign Napoli centre-back Kalidou Koulibaly this summer, according to a report.
Jun 16, 09:53
Liverpool players model their new away kit for the 2018-19 season
Liverpool unveil new purple away kit
Liverpool unveil their new purple away kit for the upcoming campaign.
Jun 13, 11:25
Lyon forward Nabil Fekir in action during his side's Ligue 1 clash against Nice on May 19, 2018
Nabil Fekir's proposed move to Liverpool collapses
Lyon announce that they have ended negotiations with Liverpool over Nabil Fekir.
Jun 9, 19:26
Lyon forward Nabil Fekir in action during his side's Europa League clash against Apollon Limassol on November 23, 2017
French Football Federation chief: 'Nabil Fekir has passed Liverpool medical'
Nabil Fekir has passed a medical with Liverpool and is on the brink of joining in a big-money move from Lyon, according to French Football Federation chief Noel La Graet.
Jun 9, 18:35
Netherlands coach Ronald Koeman before the match against England on March 23, 2018
Result: Netherlands peg back 10-man Italy with late Nathan Ake goal
Nathan Ake scores two minutes from time as the Netherlands snatch a 1-1 draw against 10-man Italy in Turin.
Jun 4, 21:39
Virgil van Dijk in action during the Premier League game between Swansea City and Liverpool on January 22, 2018
Virgil van Dijk: 'Rivals should be jealous of Liverpool'
Virgil van Dijk says that he is "proud" of Liverpool's Champions League run and claims that rival clubs 'want to be in his side's position'.
May 27, 21:05
Virgil van Dijk in action during the Premier League game between Swansea City and Liverpool on January 22, 2018
Virgil van Dijk: 'Liverpool must enjoy every bit of Champions League final'
Liverpool defender Virgil van Dijk calls on his teammates to 'enjoy every bit' of their Champions League final experience as they prepare to take on Real Madrid in Kiev.
May 26, 10:37
Anthony Martial celebrates the fourth during the Premier League game between Swansea City and Manchester United on August 19, 2017
Manchester United 'offered Anthony Martial, Toby Alderweireld swap'
Tottenham Hotspur reportedly tell Manchester United that they would be interested in a swap deal for Toby Alderweireld and Anthony Martial.
May 26, 09:11
Virgil van Dijk in action for the Reds during the FA Cup game between Liverpool and Everton on January 5, 2018
Virgil van Dijk: 'Liverpool belong in Champions League'
Liverpool defender Virgil van Dijk talks up his love for the club ahead of the Champions League final.
May 25, 19:16
Roberto Firmino celebrates scoring the fourth during the Premier League game between Bournemouth and Liverpool on December 17, 2017
Combined XI: Real Madrid vs. Liverpool
Sports Mole picks a combined XI from those expected to be available for this weekend's Champions League final between Real Madrid and Liverpool.
May 25, 14:42
Toby Alderweireld in action for Tottenham Hotspur in November 2017
Manchester United 'told to pay £75m for Toby Alderweireld'
Tottenham Hotspur are reportedly holding out for a joint-record fee for a defender after telling Manchester United to pay £75m for Toby Alderweireld.
May 24, 11:35
Mohamed Salah celebrates scoring the second during the Champions League semi-final game between Liverpool and Roma on April 24, 2018
Combined XI: Liverpool 2005 vs. 2018
Ahead of Saturday's Champions League final in Kiev, Sports Mole selects a combined XI from Liverpool's class of 2004-05 and the current crop.
May 24, 08:59
Jamaal Lascelles in action for Newcastle United on September 10, 2017
Liverpool keen on Jamaal Lascelles, James Tarkowski?
Liverpool reportedly identify both Newcastle United defender Jamaal Lascelles and Burnley centre-back James Tarkowski as possible signings during the summer.
May 21, 17:31
Virgil van Dijk in action for the Reds during the FA Cup game between Liverpool and Everton on January 5, 2018
Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp pleased with Virgil van Dijk, Dejan Lovren pairing
Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp admits that he has been delighted with the development of the defensive partnership between Virgil van Dijk and Dejan Lovren.
May 21, 16:08
Manchester City defender Nicolas Otamendi before the Champions League match against Napoli on October 17, 2017
Video: Sports Mole Reader Awards - Premier League Defender of the Season
Find out who you voted for as the Premier League Defender of the Season in Sports Mole's fourth annual Reader Awards.
May 20, 12:30
Dejan Lovren scores the second during the Premier League game between Liverpool and Brighton & Hove Albion on May 13, 2018
Result: Liverpool comfortably seal fourth place with four-goal win at Anfield
Mohamed Salah hits his 32nd Premier League goal of the season as Liverpool brush aside Brighton & Hove Albion 4-0 at Anfield on the final day.
May 13, 16:50
Pep Guardiola watches on during the Premier League game between Manchester City and Liverpool on September 9, 2017
Pep Guardiola: 'Liverpool will challenge for Premier League title next season'
Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola is confident that Jurgen Klopp's Liverpool are likely to mount a strong Premier League title challenge next year.
May 13, 14:56
Adam Lallana in action for Liverpool on February 11, 2018
Team News: Adam Lallana on Liverpool bench
Adam Lallana is named among the substitutes as Liverpool welcome Brighton & Hove Albion to Anfield.
May 13, 14:05
Mohamed Salah and Victor Moses in action during the Premier League game between Chelsea and Liverpool on May 6, 2018
Result: Chelsea beat Liverpool to keep top-four hopes alive
Olivier Giroud's first-half header earns Chelsea a crucial 1-0 win over Liverpool to keep their top-four hopes alive heading into the final two games of the season.
May 6, 18:25
Eden Hazard in action during the Premier League game between Manchester City and Chelsea on March 4, 2018
Combined XI: Chelsea vs. Liverpool
Sports Mole selects a combined XI from those expected to be available for Sunday's Premier League meeting between Chelsea and Liverpool.
May 4, 10:28
Mohamed Salah celebrates scoring the second during the Champions League semi-final game between Liverpool and Roma on April 24, 2018
Preview: Roma vs. Liverpool - prediction, team news, lineups
Sports Mole previews the Champions League action as Liverpool aim to book themselves a place in the final when they travel to face Roma.
Apr 30, 12:15
Virgil van Dijk in action during the Premier League game between Swansea City and Liverpool on January 22, 2018
Georginio Wijnaldum backs Virgil van Dijk to help lead Liverpool to Champions League final
Liverpool midfielder Georginio Wijnaldum believes that teammate and compatriot Virgil van Dijk will be instrumental in getting the Reds to the Champions League final.
Apr 29, 16:34
Jurgen Klopp in action during the Champions League quarter-final game between Liverpool and Manchester City on April 4, 2018
Jurgen Klopp: 'Liverpool can't lose focus in Premier League'
Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp reiterates that the club cannot lose focus in the Premier League in favour of concentrating on Wednesday's Champions League clash with Roma.
Apr 28, 12:46
Mohamed Salah celebrates scoring the second during the Champions League semi-final game between Liverpool and Roma on April 24, 2018
Team News: Mohamed Salah starts, Sadio Mane absent from Liverpool squad
Mohamed Salah starts for Liverpool against Stoke City in Saturday's Premier League clash, but Sadio Mane does not feature in Jurgen Klopp's 18-man squad.
Apr 28, 11:33
Mohamed Salah refuses to celebrate scoring against his old side during the Premier League game between Liverpool and Chelsea on November 25, 2017
Result: Roma salvage hope against five-star Liverpool
Liverpool will take a 5-2 lead into the second leg of their Champions League semi-final clash against Roma following a breathless opening 90 minutes at Anfield.
Apr 24, 21:41
Virgil van Dijk in action during the Premier League game between Swansea City and Liverpool on January 22, 2018
Virgil van Dijk 'angry after conceding late goals against West Bromwich Albion'
Liverpool defender Virgil van Dijk admits that his teammates should be angry after conceding two late goals to draw 2-2 with West Bromwich Albion in the Premier League.
Apr 23, 14:21
Clement Lenglet and Romelu Lukaku in action during the Champions League round-of-16 game between Manchester United and Sevilla on March 13, 2018
Liverpool 'join chase for Sevilla defender Clement Lenglet'
Liverpool reportedly earmark Seville's Clement Lenglet as the ideal partner for defender Virgil van Dijk.
Apr 16, 15:41
Sadio Mane celebrates scoring in the Premier League game between Liverpool and Bournemouth on April 14, 2018
Live Commentary: Liverpool 3-0 Bournemouth - as it happened
Relive Liverpool's 3-0 win over Bournemouth as Mohamed Salah reached 30 league goals for the season, courtesy of Sports Mole's minute-by-minute updates from Anfield.
Apr 14, 16:30
Mohamed Salah scores during the Champions League quarter-final second leg between Manchester City and Liverpool on April 10, 2018
Result: Liverpool end Manchester City's hopes in Champions League
Liverpool reach the semi-finals of the Champions League after a 2-1 win over Manchester City on Tuesday night gives the Merseyside giants a 5-1 victory on aggregate.
Apr 10, 21:34
Virgil van Dijk in action during the Premier League game between Swansea City and Liverpool on January 22, 2018
Liverpool's Virgil van Dijk hails 'complete manager' Jurgen Klopp
Liverpool defender Virgil van Dijk hails manager Jurgen Klopp's impact at the club.
Apr 10, 17:39
Virgil van Dijk in action during the Premier League game between Swansea City and Liverpool on January 22, 2018
Liverpool defender Virgil van Dijk: 'I can handle schedule'
Defender Virgil van Dijk says that he is able to handle Liverpool's recent schedule, with the Merseyside giants being forced to play three matches in the space of a week.
Apr 9, 16:46
Mario Lemina of Southampton celebrates scoring the equalising goal against West Bromwich Albion on February 3, 2018
Arsene Wenger "surprised" to see Southampton struggling
Arsene Wenger admits that he did not expect Southampton to be at the bottom end of the Premier League this season ahead of the Saints' trip to Arsenal on Sunday.
Apr 8, 12:21
Virgil van Dijk in action during the Premier League game between Swansea City and Liverpool on January 22, 2018
Virgil van Dijk: 'Liverpool cannot sit back against Manchester City'
Virgil van Dijk insists that Liverpool will "try to score goals" against Manchester City on Tuesday night, despite being three ahead from the first leg.
Apr 8, 12:08
Roberto Firmino in action during the Champions League round-of-16 game between Liverpool and Porto on March 6, 2018
Virgil van Dijk: 'Roberto Firmino is a nightmare for defenders'
Liverpool defender Virgil van Dijk says that teammate Roberto Firmino is a "nightmare" to play against.
Apr 8, 11:58
Paulo Dybala in action for Juventus in the Champions League final on June 3, 2017
Report: Liverpool seeking Paulo Dybala as successor to Philippe Coutinho
Jurgen Klopp is reportedly looking at Juventus and Argentina attacker Paulo Dybala as the perfect successor to Philippe Coutinho at Liverpool.
Apr 8, 09:49
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp reacts during his side's Premier League clash with Newcastle United at St James' Park on October 1, 2017
Result: Honours even in goalless Merseyside derby at Goodison Park
Everton and Liverpool play out a goalless draw in the 231st Merseyside derby, as the Reds miss out on the chance to climb up to second in the Premier League table.
Apr 7, 14:21
Cenk Tosun in action during the Premier League game between Tottenham Hotspur and Everton on January 13, 2018
Combined XI: Everton vs. Liverpool
Ahead of this weekend's Merseyside derby, Sports Mole assembles a combined XI from the Everton and Liverpool squads.
Apr 6, 18:30
Danny Ings in action for Liverpool on December 17, 2017
How Liverpool could line up against Everton
Sports Mole looks at how Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp could set up his side for the Merseyside derby showdown with Everton.
Apr 6, 16:30
Virgil van Dijk in action during the Premier League game between Swansea City and Liverpool on January 22, 2018
Virgil van Dijk: 'Liverpool must be ready for Manchester City response'
Defender Virgil van Dijk says that Liverpool must be ready for Manchester City's response to losing 3-0 in the first leg of their Champions League quarter-final tie.
Apr 5, 11:00
Mohamed Salah is embraced by Jordan Henderson during the Premier League game between Liverpool and Watford on March 17, 2018
How Liverpool could line up against Manchester City
Sports Mole looks at how Liverpool could line up for their huge European showdown with Manchester City at Anfield.
Apr 4, 07:30

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