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Memphis Depay sends stylish message to injured Liverpool star Virgil van Dijk after scoring for Lyon


Memphis Depay paid tribute to his Netherlands teammate Virgil van Dijk after scoring for Lyon on Sunday.

The Liverpool defender will miss at the very least six months of motion attributable to a critical knee damage sustained in final weekend’s 2-2 draw with Everton.

Depay and Van DIjk are shut buddies from enjoying collectively for the Netherlands
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Toffees goalkeeper Jordan Pickford’s reckless problem pressured Van Dijk off in simply the 11th minute.

Depay, who has performed alongside Van Dijk for the Netherlands since 2015, opened the scoring in Lyon’s 4-1 win over Monaco.

And the Manchester United flop headed to the closest digital camera to disclose a message beneath his shirt.

It learn: “Virgil, keep robust my brother.”

Depay despatched his finest needs to Van Dijk
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Never-ending tributes have been pouring in for Van Dijk since Liverpool confirmed he had suffered anterior cruciate ligament harm.

Arsenal legend Perry Groves informed talkSPORT Pickford purposefully meant to harm Van Dijk.

He stated: “I don’t agree with what [Carlo] Ancelotti stated, that it was a respectable try and play the ball. It wasn’t.

“Should you have a look at Virgil van Dijk, gamers know whether or not you’ve had a respectable try and play the ball otherwise you’ve gone for the participant first.


“That’s why Van Dijk brushed Pickford away, we noticed that, he brushed him away and went, ‘no, get out of it’, as a result of you realize your self.

“And if you happen to’re going for the participant, then the implications are that you just’re going to injure the participant.

“I feel Pickford went for the participant first after which the ball was within the periphery.

“He’s come out toes first, he’s overlooked the ball, he’s panicked and thought, ‘I’m going to go for the participant first and if the ball is within the neighborhood, it’s a bonus.’”



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