Virgil van Dijk played against his former club Southampton on Sunday afternoon and Jurgen Klopp admitted his delight on how the new defender for Liverpool handled himself.
The 26-year-old played the full 90 minutes at St Mary’s and was featured against his former club after transferring from Southampton on January.
Van Dijk has played regularly in the first team at Anfield since his £75 million transfer to Liverpool from Southampton.
The Netherlands International made a great performance on Sunday and helped his side win 2-0.
Liverpool FC boss Jurgen Klopp admitted that he was thrilled by Van Dijk;s attitude although the defender amidst the boo in the crowd.
“We had a little talk before the game and I asked, ‘What do you think?’ He said, ‘No, I’m fine boss’.
“I don’t want to make him nervous if he isn’t nervous and obviously he wasn’t and that’s good.
“I understand everything in football; the crowd is there to make life difficult for the opponent but I think it was not too difficult for him from this point of view and I’m happy about it.”