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Virgil van Dijk's Stats For Liverpool In The Premier League Are Genuinely Mind-Blowing

Virgil van Dijk's Stats For Liverpool In The Premier League Are Genuinely Mind-Blowing

Virgil van Dijk was imperious for Liverpool against Wolves, and his statistics since joining Liverpool make for incredible reading.

On Friday night, Liverpool stretched their lead over Manchester City by four points following victory against Wolves.

Mohamed Salah pulled the strings, scoring the games opening goal then creating his sides second but van Dijk stole the show.

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The 27-year-old was a rock at the back, seeing off the hosts threat and even getting on the score-sheet with a tidy finish, scoring his first Premier League goal for the club not to mention keeping yet another clean sheet.

He's one of the best defenders in the world and a set of remarkable statistics suggest he's easily the best defender in England's top flight.

Via Squawka:

- Most touches (2,846)

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- Most minutes (2,845)

- Most passes (2,471)

- Most duels won (213)

- Most clearances (173)

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- Most aerial duels won (155)

- Most interceptions (38)

- Most shots blocked (13)

Immense.

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van Dijk cost £75 million from Southampton and he's proving to be an excellent signing.

His performance was the talk of social media. Here's some reaction from Twitter:

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Just how bloody good is van Dijk?!

Topics: the netherlands, Liverpool, Football News, Football, Premier League, Defender, Virgil Van Dijk, Dutch

Nasir Jabbar

Nasir Jabbar is a journalist at SPORTbible. He graduated from Bath Spa University with a BA in Media Communications. He's a combat sport aficionado, and has contributed to MMA websites AddictedMMA and CagePotato. Nasir has covered some of the biggest fights, while interviewing the likes of Conor McGregor, Michael Bisping and Anthony Joshua. He's also an avid Bristol City fan.

 

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