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Alla Zakarian

28-02-2020 | 11:38 Football

Liverpool to make Vigil van Dijk the world’s best-paid defender

Liverpool’s record-breaking success off the pitch has given them the financial boost to match the biggest players in world football. The Reds have announced a record turnover of £533million in the club’s recent financial accounts. That will see a financial commitment to keeping stars like Mohamed Salah, Sadio Mane, Roberto Firmino as they all got huge new pay deals in the last year. A club statement said that Liverpool had made a bold statement by investing in player recruitment and retainment at Anfield. “Alisson, Keita, Fabinho and Shaqiri all signed for LFC, “ it read. “The first-team squad was further reinforced with 11 players renewing their contracts including the Club captain Jordan Henderson, Firmino, Salah, Mane, Robertson and Alexander-Arnold.” Liverpool now have the third-highest wage bill in the Premier League, and with Van Dijk due to get a new contract in the summer - which could make him the highest-paid defender in world football. Source: The Mirror Join us on Telegram!

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