Virgil Van Dijk believes Liverpool are again starting to establish themselves as one of the most feared sides in world football.
The Reds were a dominant force for the best part of two decades. Between 1973 and 1990 they claimed 11 league titles and a quartet of European Cups, all four won in an eight-season spell.
They were the most feared side on the continent and the benchmark for the rest of Europe.
That power has been gradually eroded but after the remarkable 4-3 aggregate win over Barcelona secured back-to-back Champions League finals, Van Dijk believes they are starting to re-establish their standing in the game. “Hopefully.
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That’s something we work towards,” said the Holland captain. “I feel that (Manchester) City already have that bit of status because they have been dominating last year so much. “Hopefully we can keep going and make it very difficult for any team in the world. “We have a great age group.
Between 20 and 27, 28, so hopefully we can do it all together for the next couple of years at least and grow as a team and hopefully get a lot of success.”Copyright © 2020 Completesports.com All rights reserved. The information contained in Completesports.com may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed without the prior written authority of Completesports.com.