Liverpool defender, Virgil van Dijk has come out to warn his team-mates to improve following a 4-3 loss to Bayern Munich in a pre-season fixture. He recently had his say while speaking to the press, and fans have been reacting.
According to him, he and his teammates have to learn from certain situations that resulted in goals today because the opponents will always be ready to pounce on mistakes.
Van Dijk added that the games and training sessions have been intense thus far, so he is looking forward to a good season.
His words, “[There’s] so many good things and things we have to improve. They [Bayern] are a very good opponent and they punish you if you are not on it for a split second – that is what happened today. [There’s] still work to do – and that is what we are going to do.”
“We have the quality to punish them if they make a mistake and that’s what we did. It doesn’t matter that much luckily, it’s about the process and we have to learn from certain situations. The games that we played and the training sessions have been intense. We work on set pieces every game. I should be more clinical at times and I am working on that. We want to play at the highest level and compete with these teams and players. They punished us at times and that’s how it is. We’re still in pre-season and we’ve had big changes.”
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