Klopp Hails Return Of Van Dijk As Liverpool Arrive Training Ahead Of Man United Clash

Return Of Van Dijk

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp admits he is delighted to have Virgil van Dijk back from suspension for his side's huge Premier League showdown with Manchester United.

The Reds visit their arch-rivals at Old Trafford on Sunday afternoon hoping to keep the pressure on league leaders Manchester City.

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Star defender Van Dijk missed Tuesday's 0-0 draw with Bayern Munich and Klopp says it is a relief to have him back despite keeping a clean sheet in the Champions League last-16 first leg tie.

‘Very, like he always is,' Klopp responded when asked how important it was to have Van Dijk back in his pre-match press conference on Friday.

Liverpool arrive training and looked in good spirits ahead of one of the biggest games of the season.

The Reds sit level on points with City but have a game in hand on Pep Guardiola's men.

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They will have to be at their best on Sunday against a United team that has won eight and drawn one of their nine Premier League games since Ole Gunnar Solskjaer took charge.

This article was most recently revised and updated 4 years ago

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