Virgil van Dijk’s knee injury most likely will be the most consequential ailment of the 2020-21 Premier League season.
The Liverpool superstar damaged his ACL last weekend, and his surgery and subsequent rehabilitation might cost him the rest of the season. What will his absence mean for the Reds, the player and the rest of the Premier League?
On the latest “NESN Soccer Podcast” episode, Marc DiBenedetto and Marcus O’Mard discuss how van Dijk’s injury will impact Liverpool, the Premier League and the arc of the player’s career. O’Mard and DiBenedetto also examine the latest theory over why Arsenal refuses to field Mesut Ozil, their highest-paid and highest-profile player.
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