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Van Dijk reveals why he chose Liverpool over Chelsea

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Van Dijk reveals why he chose Liverpool over Chelsea

Virgil van Dijk has explained why he opted to move to Liverpool in 2018 instead of a potential switch to Chelsea or Manchester City.

The Dutch defender has excelled for the European champions since arriving from Southampton.

And he was a target for several other clubs during the January transfer window which saw him join Liverpool.

“Before I made the decision to choose Liverpool, I looked at all the aspects of the clubs; the way of playing, the team-mates, the future as well,” said Van Dijk.

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“The city, the fans, everything has got to be a big part of joining a club.

“I think Liverpool at that time when I made the decision was the right decision and obviously to reach the Champions League final in my first six months was obviously a big bonus and helped me a lot in my development, especially experience-wise.”

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