Matt Le Tissier reacts to Virgil van Dijk’s goal for Liverpool

Virgil van Dijk of Liverpool celebrates as he scores their second goal during the Emirates FA Cup Third Round match between Liverpool and Everton at Anfield on January 5, 2018 in Liverpool,...

Virgil van Dijk, who joined Liverpool from Southampton in the January transfer window, scored in the Merseyside derby.

Virgil van Dijk of Liverpool celebrates as he scores their second goal during the Emirates FA Cup Third Round match between Liverpool and Everton at Anfield on January 5, 2018 in Liverpool,...

Southampton legend Matt Le Tissier has taken to social networking site Twitter to give his reaction to Virgil van Dijk’s goal for Liverpool against Everton in the Merseyside derby.

Van Dijk made his debut for Liverpool in the FA Cup third-round tie against Everton at Anfield on Friday evening.

The former Celtic and Groningen central defender played well for the Reds and scored the winner with a brilliant header in the 84th minute.

Virgil van Dijk of Liverpool (2L) scores their second goal past goalkeeper Jordan Pickford of Everton (1) during the Emirates FA Cup Third Round match between Liverpool and Everton at...

It was also the Netherlands international’s debut for Liverpool, having joined the Reds from Premier League rivals Southampton in the summer of 2017 for a transfer fee reported by BBC Sport to be worth £75 million.

Former Southampton attacking midfielder Le Tissier was following the match, and he has taken to Twitter to give his reaction to Van Dijk’s goal in three just words.

Chris Sutton was also following the match, and the former Celtic striker has pointed out the 26-year-old centre-back’s development at the Glasgow giants.

Emre Can of Liverpool (R) and team mates congratulate Virgil van Dijk of Liverpool (obscured) as he scores their second goal during the Emirates FA Cup Third Round match between Liverpool...

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