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Liverpool fans have been left delighted by Virgil van Dijk’s tweet, which suggests that he is edging closer to fitness.

Liverpool have had little to celebrate this week, after losing the Merseyside derby at the weekend.

But the Reds central defender was at least keen to provide Liverpool supporters with some reason to be optimistic.

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Van Dijk has shown himself working hard in the gym, as his comeback edges closer.

And Liverpool fans were absolutely buzzing to see their central defender looking so healthy and talking so positively.

Van Dijk’s return for Liverpool will be absolutely huge, although it is unlikely to happen this season.

The towering Dutchman has been a massive miss for the Reds, who have had their team decimated by injuries.

Liverpool’s injury problems in other areas are at least expected to lessen soon.

The likes of Fabinho, Diogo Jota and Naby Keita are all expected to be fully fit sooner rather than later, which will aid Jurgen Klopp’s side significantly

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