Virgil van Deskphoto: Phil Noble / Reuters
Defender “Liverpool” and the national team of the Netherlands Virgil van Dijk is close to signing a new contract with the club. It is reported by The Sun.
The agreement provides for an increase in the weekly salary of the player with 200 thousand to 245 thousand euros, a record breaking salary in the history of the Reds. The contract is signed for five years. According to the source, 28-year-old Dutchman was actively interested in the French PSG, but van Dyck rejected the proposal of the Parisians.
Van Dyck stands for “Liverpool” from January 2018. He previously defended the colors of “Southampton”, “Celtic” and “Groningen”. In this season of APL, which must be renewed on June 17, the defender played 29 matches, scored four goals and made one assist. He has four goals in 33 meetings in the Netherlands national team.
At the end of last season the Premier League van dyke received the prize of best player in the League. He also became the best defender according to the Union of European football associations (UEFA).