Liverpool defender Virgil van Dijk has been a mainstay in Jurgen Klopp’s side this season.

Liverpool fans have been left delighted after Virgil van Dijk committed his future to the club.

Van Dijk has been one of Liverpool’s star players ever since he walked in the door at Anfield, and now is widely considered as the best central defender in world football.

The Dutchman has become a talismanic presence at the back for Jurgen Klopp’s side.

And when asked about his future, Van Dijk suggested he would like to finish his career at Liverpool.

“I would like to be remembered as As a Liverpool legend. I want to achieve incredible things here,” he said to Sky Sports.

“I would like to be one of those players that return to Anfield after retiring. I see club legends at games and I feel part of a really big family.”

The comments have gone down extremely well with Liverpool fans, who are delighted that their star defender wants to stick around.

If Van Dijk does stick around then he looks set to be an integral player for Liverpool for the years ahead.

Van Dijk has excelled this season and helped the Reds keep the best defensive record in the whole of the Premier League.

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