According to 90min.com, Virgil van Dijk is set to sign a new Liverpool contract and will double his wages in the process.
Undoubtedly the best defender in world football, and arguably the best footballer in the world, van Dijk’s weekly wage will double from £125,000 to £250,000.
Virgil van Dijk told Liverpool that he'd like to extend his contract with the club 'well in advance' of the Champions League final, according to ESPN 🔴✍️ pic.twitter.com/2vN8RWH74A
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This is very very much deserved and outlines his status as a key member of the Liverpool team. This also goes along with the club’s desire to tie it’s best players down to new contracts, as he’ll join the likes of Mo Salah, Sadio Mane and Roberto Firmino in committing their future to Liverpool.
£75 million looks more and more like a bargain every time he steps onto the football pitch in a Liverpool shirt.