Browsing: Virgil van Dijk

The Spaniard becomes the fourth Liverpool player to return a positive test in the past week, with Virgil van Dijk, Fabinho and Curtis Jones all having been ruled out of both the midweek win over Newcastle United and today’s trip to Tottenham.

The Senegal forward got to the milestone at Anfield by converting from close range in the 43rd minute after Mohamed Salah´s header from a corner was parried out by Palace goalkeeper Vicente Guaita.

The Canaries amassed 97 points en route to the second-tier title last term, while Liverpool managed to end a topsy-turvy Premier League campaign in third position.

The former Southampton man has played pivotal roles in Liverpool’s Premier League and Champions League triumphs since arriving in January 2018 and boasts 13 goals from 130 appearances under Jurgen Klopp.

The 20-year-old has been linked to a number of Premier League clubs in recent transfer windows, with his performances in the Bundesliga drawing the attention of teams across Europe.

Jurgen Klopp’s side have top spot and history in their sights but must first overcome a crippling injury crisis against a Leicester side that has set the early pace this season under former Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers.

In the first half of Saturday’s Merseyside Derby, the Liverpool defender limped off after a horror challenge from Everton goalkeeper Jordan Pickford.