″Virgil van Dijk will have surgery on the knee injury he received during Saturday’s 2-2 draw with Everton,″ the club said. An incident involving Blues goalkeeper Jordan Pickford occurred after six minutes of play at Goodison Park, causing the centre-back to sustain knee ligament injury.
It has been exactly a year since it was reported that Van Dijk had sustained anterior cruciate ligament injury after being caught by a rash tackle from Everton goalkeeper Jordan Pickford at Goodison Park the day before.
What does Virgil van Dijk’s injury mean for Liverpool?
As a result of the match against Everton, tests indicated that Virgil van Dijk had injured his anterior cruciate ligament and would require surgery. This is a devastating blow for Liverpool.
Who is Virgil van Dijk?
An apology has been issued by Everton manager Carlo Ancelotti for the injury sustained by Liverpool defender Virgil van Dijk during the weekend’s Merseyside derby. A tackle by Everton goalkeeper Jordan Pickford resulted in cruciate ligament injury for Van Dijk, who is 29 years old.
What are the long-term implications of a van Dijk knee injury?
Moreover, severe meniscus or articular cartilage injury can cause recovery to be delayed, as well as increased stiffness and pain during the healing process. The injury to the cartilage may also result in an increased rate of wear and tear in the Van Dijk’s knee joint in the future as a result of this. When it comes to long-term consequences.