Some Liverpool fans have not taken kindly to what Tottenham Hotspur forward Lucas Moura has had to say about Virgil van Dijk.
The former Celtic defender has been impressive at the heart of the Reds defence following his £75 million move from Southampton in December 2017 (BBC).
The Spurs player has questioned a statistic which was produced by Opta following the Champions League final in Madrid on June 1st in which Spurs lost 2-0 to Jurgen Klopp’s side. Opta Joe tweeted:
— OptaJoe (@OptaJoe) June 1, 2019
Moura questioned the stat regarding Van Dijk being dribble-less and reminded people the goal he scored against Liverpool in the 2-1 Premier League defeat at Anfield back in March.
Despite not agreeing with the stat, the former PSG player did share some praise of the Liverpool central defender but stopped short of naming him as the best defender in world football at present.
Here’s how some Liverpool fans reacted to Moura’s comments on social media.
So if I ran behind your back I've already dribbled past you!! What a clown ?
— Kloppology (@Kloppology_FC) July 13, 2019
He went past him to collect his runners-up medal that’s about it ?
— Carl Copeland (@CarlC86) July 13, 2019
Someone please get me a video of him dribbling past van Dijk ?
— . (@SKh1997) July 13, 2019
— Michael ?????? (@mikemichael73) July 13, 2019
tottenham are bottlers and this guy can cry until dozens of bottles are filled for bottling the next game.
— ???YNWA??? (@bchhetri9) July 13, 2019
Haha. You should question your manager, not starting in the final….
— mossking (@mossking) July 13, 2019
Lucas Moura speaks Portuguese so we can understand his lack of English knowledge. All forgiven Lucas next time you play at Anfield pleae arrive a day earlier to view our new European cup. Tchau
— ARijl (@KopiteTweep) July 13, 2019
The closest he came was walking past to get his runners up medal ?
— Mo Salah Facts (@MoSalahFacts) July 13, 2019
— Elliot Hughes (@CommodoreMudkip) July 13, 2019
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