Ozan Kabak has printed how Virgil van Dijk has been serving to him settle in at Liverpool.
Van Dijk is these days a long-term absentee for Liverpool as he recovers from an ACL damage. His absence in defence has affected their hopes of conserving their identify considerably.
The Dutchman’s damage – in addition to the ones to fellow centre-backs Joe Gomez and Joel Matip – induced Liverpool to signal Kabak in January, in addition to Ben Davies.
Davies is but to play, however Kabak has taken on extra duty. The Turkey world has began 3 Premier League video games to this point, in addition to one within the Champions League.
Kabak used to be named guy of the fit in that Champions League fit, and is ready to have a big position to play till the top of the season.
Till Van Dijk returns – and that won’t occur till subsequent season, in spite of certain indicators of development – Kabak might be one among Liverpool’s primary choices in defence.
As he temporarily will get up to the mark following his January transfer, Kabak has printed that the sidelined Van Dijk has already been serving to him.
“I’ve met with him,” Kabak advised Premier League Productions. “He’s a actually great man, a most sensible individual – like his skill!
“He gave me a large number of assist and recommendations on soccer. Now he’s in rehabilitation however I’m hoping he’ll be again quickly and he’ll assist us at the pitch additionally.
“I’m having a look ahead to enjoying with him, in fact, within the defence.
“He gave me some recommendation about how Liverpool performs in defence and the way we now have a excessive line, so he gave me some recommendations on how Liverpool play.
“It’s little issues however in fact it is helping whilst you play, whilst you shield. He’s such an skilled man and his phrases are very precious for me.”
Kabak reacts to Premier League transition
The transfer to Liverpool marked the primary time Kabak has performed in England, after in the past that includes within the Bundesliga for Schalke and Stuttgart, and prior to that during his local Turkey with Galatasaray.
Requested concerning the transition from German to English soccer, the 20-year-old pointed to the depth of the Premier League.
“The Premier League is a actually, actually excessive degree,” he added.
“The Bundesliga used to be additionally a actually excessive degree, however I feel the Premier League is extra high-intensity and bodily.
“Within the final 3 video games shall we handiest take only one win, unlucky issues took place. However I feel within the subsequent video games we can take some extra wins.”
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