The central back turns into the second Liverpool player in many years to take the honor, prevailing over a large group of Manchester City stars
Virgil van Dijk had defected Raheem Sterling to guarantee the Professional Footballers Association (PFA) Player of the Year award.
Van Dijk beat out a large group of Manchester City players beside Sterling, including Sergio Aguero and Bernardo Silva, alongside Reds colleague Sadio Mane and Chelsea’s Eden Hazard to the honor, which is casted a ballot on by the individuals from the PFA.
The Netherlands global has turned out to merit each penny of the world-record expense for a defender Liverpool paid for him in front of the January 2018 exchange window to snap him up from Southampton, as he has marshaled a back line that has stopped lots of goals in the Premier League this season.
Notwithstanding his guarded commitments, Van Dijk has contributed with three goals and two assists this season for the Reds in the Premier League, while including another two goals and two assists the Champions League.
Subsequently, Liverpool end up in the chase to win their first Premier League title, however the Reds trail City by a solitary point with only two diversions staying for each side.
The Reds likewise are in the Champions League semi-last, where they will confront Barcelona with the main leg to happen Wednesday at Camp Nou with expectations of making their second back to back last in the challenge.
The middle back is the second Liverpool player to take the honor in same year, after Mohamed Salah was named champ in 2017-18.
The majority of the chosen people were the honor were among the PFA Team of the Year, where they were joined by Paul Pogba, Fernandinho, Andy Robertson, Aymeric Laporte, Trent Alexander-Arnold and Ederson.