Virgil van Dijk sends message to Liverpool teammate Joe Gomez

Virgil van Dijk and Roberto Firmino of Liverpool celebate combining for their second goal during the Premier League match between Burnley FC and Liverpool FC at Turf Moor on December 5,...

Liverpool defender Joe Gomez suffered a serious injury against Burnley.

Burnley's Ashley Barnes competing with Liverpool's Virgil van Dijk during the Premier League match between Burnley FC and Liverpool FC at Turf Moor on December 5, 2018 in Burnley, United...

Liverpool defender Virgil van Dijk has taken to Twitter to send a message to his teammate Joe Gomez.

Gomez could be out of action for up to six weeks due to a major injury he suffered against Burnley in the Premier League on Wednesday evening, according to BBC Sport.

The Liverpool defender fractured his left leg following a challenge from Burnley defender Ben Mee.

 

The 21-year-old England international - who earns £30,000 per week as salary, according to Spotrac.com - has taken expressed his disappointment at the injury, and his Liverpool teammate and Netherlands international central defender Van Dijk has sent him a message on Twitter.

Blow for Liverpool

Gomez is one of the best young defenders in the Premier League, and the injury to the Englishman will be come as a disappointment to Liverpool.

(THE SUN OUT,THE SUN ON SUNDAY OUT) Joe Gomez of Liverpool  with Ben Bee of Burnley during the Premier League match between Burnley FC and Liverpool FC at Turf Moor on December 5, 2018 in...

Although the Reds do have central defenders, Gomez has forced a strong partnership with Van Dijk and has made Liverpool one of the best defence in the Premier League.

Liverpool are second in the Premier League table at the moment with 39 points from 15 matches, just two points behind leaders Manchester City.

Liverpool players celebrate victory following the Premier League match between Liverpool FC and Everton FC at Anfield on December 2, 2018 in Liverpool, United Kingdom.

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