(Video) ‘Perfect’ Liverpool star better than Premier League legends, says ex-Spurs man

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Michael Dawson has claimed that Liverpool man Virgil van Dijk is the greatest centre-half of the Premier League era.

When the former Tottenham star’s co-hosts on TalkSPORT brought up English top-flight greats Rio Ferdinand and John Terry the 37-year-old refused to backtrack on his statement.

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Signing for the Reds from Southampton in the 2017/18 winter window, with the Merseysiders taking advantage of Philippe Coutinho’s big money switch to Barcelona, the Dutch international was arguably critical in taking Jurgen Klopp’s men up a gear.

With two Champions League finals and the return of the league title to Liverpool for the first time in three decades following the 29-year-old’s arrival at Anfield, the addition of the defender has undeniably contributed significantly to our recent successes.

You can catch the clip below, courtesy of TalkSPORT:

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