The Dutch centre back believes just concentrating on his side’s residential run does not show their success throughout an unbelievable period.
Virgil van Dijk appeared highly in protection of Liverpool after their 2-0 loss to Chelsea, stating the Reds’ period can not be simplified to “just” winning the Premier League.
Having won the Club World Cup as well as Super Cup currently this period, Van Dijk believes it is difficult to say Liverpool’s period has actually been anything however remarkable.
“Just wind up with the Premier League? Yeah? Just? It’s simply a tiny point is it? We additionally won the Super Cup as well as the World Cup of [club] groups,” Van Dijk said at Stamford Bridge. “In life, there are individuals that are not constantly completely satisfied. They are constantly seeking negative points in life.
“That’s simply the fact. Either you’re going to consider these points as well as happen with it as well as happen with that negative spirit, or you simply concentrate on the good ideas, as well as I’m absolutely concentrating on the good ideas. We remain in an excellent scenario.
“Close to what we all hope to achieve. Let’s just go for it, enjoy it. Tonight is a big blow but we were playing against a very good side. Let’s focus on ‘just’ the Premier League, because it’s very small, huh?”
Liverpool’s upcoming league victory will fill the club with a great deal of alleviation having actually waited 30 years to be crowned champs as well as having actually lost out by simply one factor in their race with Manchester City last period.
Some have actually charged Liverpool of changing emphasis from various other competitors to guarantee they win the Premier League after such a lengthy spell far from the leading however Van Dijk urges that his side provided all of it to beat Chelsea in the FA Cup.
” I assume that’s silly to say [Liverpool weren’t bothered about the cups], in my viewpoint,” he included. “Every competitors we take part in, we desire towin We revealed it this evening with the line-up as well as the method we maintained going, the power we placed in.
“We attempted to do as long as feasible to win the video game. My response is that I do not such as shedding. The method we shed at the weekend break was absolutely should have. It was a really difficult day for everybody. Today we made some adjustments however everybody that can be found in did remarkably.
“The very first objective was an error that should not take place. But we had an enormous 4 opportunities in one minute to equalise I assume. And after that it’s a various video game. We desired to maintain winning every video game that led us. But we should have to shed at the weekend break.
“We all knew it. We all discussed it. We got over it easily, I think, because we spoke with each other and accepted we have to improve. Tonight was a much better performance but you lose so you’re out of the cup. That’s the reality.”
Liverpool captain Jordan Henderson drew his hamstring versus Atletico Madrid at the beginning of Liverpool’s negative run, where they had actually won 37 of their 42 matches prior to his lack.
Klopp’s side have actually considering that struck an unexpected dip in kind however Van Dijk believes shedding Henderson is no justification with the various other gamers Liverpool have in their team.
“He’s been very good for us this season,” he proceeded. “Very crucial. And he is our captain. We value every little thing he provides for us. But we have high quality gamers throughout the pitch. Everyone that’s can be found in, whether on the pitch or off it, has to add with being a leader.
“With being ready to come on, in training or when you’re on the bench to challenge the players who’s playing in your position. Obviously, we can’t deny that he’s been outstanding this year, that he’s been very important. But the reality is everyone else has to step up.”
Liverpool following face Bournemouth as they look to come back to winning means as well as guarantee they assert the Premier League quicker instead of later on.