Speaking to De Sola, Fabinho has revealed that he’s only ever seen one Liverpool player manage to dispossess van Dijk in training.
This doesn’t really surprise us that much. The guy is currently the best footballer in the world. And the player who managed this feat doesn’t really surprise us either. Of course it was non other than Bobby Firmino. Quite rightly regarded as one of the best pressers in world football, Firmino is known to put 110% in during training, whilst the fact that van Dijk has only had the ball taken off him once underlines how good he is with the ball at his feet.
Fabinho said: “I’m usually on his team, thank God. The only guy I’ve ever seen winning a ball from him on training was [Roberto] Firmino. Only once.”
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