Having signed for English Premier League (EPL) giants Liverpool FC, central defender Virgil van Dijk asserted on Monday that he is looking forward to working with celebrated coach Jürgen Klopp.
"Everybody obviously from a Liverpool perspective knows how he is; how lively he is, how he can make players better and give them confidence as well. It just suits me as well," Dijk was quoted as saying by the official Liverpool website.
"I think he can make me a better player and I am just looking forward to working with him," he added.
The Dutch international, who completed his transfer to Liverpool from EPL rivals Southampton FC on Monday, asserted that the history and culture of his new club will motivate him to perform better.
I think the most important thing is the size of the club, the culture of the club, the players, the manager and obviously the fans, who make the club this special," he said.
"With the history at the club and everything around it -- even the training ground and stuff -- it is just a perfect, perfect match for me, and for my family as well," he added.
"I think this is the right time for me to be here and to develop all sorts of aspects of my game. I am looking forward to doing that, that's the main thing.
(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)
Business Standard has always strived hard to provide up-to-date information and commentary on developments that are of interest to you and have wider political and economic implications for the country and the world. Your encouragement and constant feedback on how to improve our offering have only made our resolve and commitment to these ideals stronger. Even during these difficult times arising out of Covid-19, we continue to remain committed to keeping you informed and updated with credible news, authoritative views and incisive commentary on topical issues of relevance.
We, however, have a request.
As we battle the economic impact of the pandemic, we need your support even more, so that we can continue to offer you more quality content. Our subscription model has seen an encouraging response from many of you, who have subscribed to our online content. More subscription to our online content can only help us achieve the goals of offering you even better and more relevant content. We believe in free, fair and credible journalism. Your support through more subscriptions can help us practise the journalism to which we are committed.
Support quality journalism and subscribe to Business Standard.