Liverpool Fan Says He'd 'Follow' Virgil Van Dijk And Celebrate Him Scoring Against The Reds
One Liverpool fan has completely baffled radio show hosts by claiming that if Virgil van Dijk left Liverpool he'd 'follow' the defender and even celebrate a goal against the Reds.
Van Dijk has become a fan favourite in his 18 months at Anfield, and rightly so, helping Liverpool win the Champions League and finish just one point behind Manchester City.
One fan has taken his love for the Dutchman to a whole new level though, calling talkSPORT to claim he'd 'leave' Liverpool and 'follow' Van Dijk's new team. The conversation is extraordinary.
:telephone_receiver: "If Van Dijk left Liverpool, I'd think about leaving Liverpool to follow him."- talkSPORT (@talkSPORT) August 23, 2019
"If he went to Barcelona, I'd follow him, I'd cheer him scoring vs Liverpool."
This #LFC fan left @AndyGoldstein05 and @JasonCundy05 speechless :joy::joy: pic.twitter.com/rOx364tXmU
Brian, 21, exclaimed, "If Van Dijk were to god forbid leave us, I'd definitely think about leaving Liverpool and following him wherever he went. He's unbelievable.
"If he were to leave for Barcelona, I'd certainly follow him, yeah. Because he'll make them a better side, like he made us a better side.
"I'd be cheering him on for sure [If he played against Liverpool]. If he scored I'd be celebrating."
Most football fans would be absolutely flabbergasted at the idea of supporting a player ahead of the team they've been a 'lifelong' fan of.
Of course the exchange between the fan, Andy Goldsmith and Jason Cundy led many to question whether Brian really is a Liverpool fan.
The former Southampton defender has been that good since joining the Reds that he deserves his own following in fairness.
Jurgen Klopp wanted to sign him in the summer of 2017 but had to wait for January 2018 and since then Liverpool have reached two Champions League finals.
The addition of Alisson in goal, coupled with Van Dijk, completely transformed the team last season into one of the best defensive clubs in the league, as they finished runners up to Manchester City.
Brian gets his chance to continue cheering for Van Dijk and Liverpool on Saturday evening when they face their toughest test of the season so far.
Klopp's side take on a rejuvenated Arsenal at home in what is now a top of the table clash.
Will Brian be cheering or will Liverpool win without Van Dijk scoring?