The 29-year-old Liverpool defender has undergone surgery on a cross. Van Dijk’s condition was described by his teammate Georginio Wijnaldum.

Liverpool Dutch midfielder Georginio Wijnaldum has spoken to his club and national teammate Virgil Van Dijk, who suffered a serious injury in the fifth round of the English Premier League.

In the Everton-Liverpool (2: 2) match, the goalkeeper of the hosts, Jordan Pickford, hit Van Dijk in the legs. As a result, the Dutch player injured his cruciate ligaments and needed surgery.

“He will be back. This is a difficult period for him. This is the worst thing that can happen to a player. He is going to hell, but I think he is very strong.

Virgil Van Dijk underwent surgery in London in late October. Liverpool have not announced a date for the 29-year-old defender to return to the pitch, though according to reports, Virgil will miss 7-8 months.