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Netherlands boss Frank De Boer provides Virgil van Dijk injury update

Netherlands boss Frank De Boer provides Virgil van Dijk injury update

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Netherlands boss Frank De Boer has provided an injury update on Liverpool star Virgil van Dijk.  Van Dijk has been out of action since October when he suffered an ACL injury during the Reds 2-2 draw with Everton.

The Netherlands national team are preparing to face Turkey, Latvia and Gibraltar for their World Cup Qualifiers.

Speaking to the media ahead of the game against Turkey, De Boer said: “I can understand they (Liverpool) don’t want to put any pressure on Virgil at all and neither do we.

“His recovery is going according to plan. We know he has eight weeks left. I don’t know if that’s enough for him to be ready for the Euros.

“I have spoken to him, he’ll soon be returning to training, but there can be all kinds of setbacks. A week or two of setbacks could mean he cannot play any games for Liverpool still this season.

“Anything he can contribute to Liverpool and possibly us would be a bonus. I’m not counting on it right now. But if it did happen, it would be fantastic for the national team.”

 

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