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Liverpool defender Virgil van Dijk undergoes 'successful' surgery on his knee ligament injury


Virgil van Dijk undergoes ‘successful’ surgery on his knee ligament injury in London after Liverpool’s talisman was clattered by Jordan Pickford in the Merseyside derby – but he still looks set to miss the rest of the season

  • Defender Virgil van Dijk is expected to miss the rest of the season for Liverpool 
  • The Dutchman was on the receiving end of a reckless Jordan Pickford tackle 
  • The club have yet to comment on how long they believe he will be out of action 
  • But they have now confirmed the surgery in London has passed without issue 

Liverpool have confirmed Virgil van Dijk has had successful surgery after suffering an anterior cruciate ligament injury following Jordan Pickford’s challenge in this month’s Merseyside derby.

The 29-year-old is expected to miss the rest of the season after being on the receiving end of a reckless tackle from Everton goalkeeper Pickford.

The club had so far remained silent on the duration they expect to be without their defensive talisman, but have confirmed surgery in London has taken place without any issues. 

Liverpool have confirmed Virgil van Dijk has had successful surgery on his knee after suffering ligament damage

Liverpool have confirmed Virgil van Dijk has had successful surgery on his knee after suffering ligament damage

Van Dijk is expected to miss the rest of the season as a result of Jordan Pickford's reckless challenge in the Merseyside derby earlier this month

 Van Dijk is expected to miss the rest of the season as a result of Jordan Pickford’s reckless challenge in the Merseyside derby earlier this month

A club statement read: ‘Virgil van Dijk has undergone successful surgery on the knee ligament injury he sustained earlier this month.

‘He’ll now focus on the beginning of his rehabilitation with the support of our medical department.’

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