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Virgil Van Dijk backed by former Liverpool star after Michael Ballack called him lucky

10 days ago   |   By CaughtOffside

Rarely has one player defined a team, but Virgil van Dijk's calm assurance at the back for Liverpool has done just that.
Since the Dutchman joined Jurgen Klopp's outfit, they've looked almost unstoppable, but former Chelsea man, Michael Ballack, believes he's lucky not to have been playing in a time when Didier Drogba was in his pomp.
“Virgil van Dijk is very lucky to play in an era where there is no Lampard, Alan Shearer, Van Persie, Adebayor and Diego Costa in the Premier League,” Ballack said, according to the Daily Mirror .
“No wonder they think he is the best defender in the...
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