Liverpool superstar Virgil van Dijk has reportedly rejected an opportunity to join La Liga champions Barcelona in the ongoing transfer window.
Liverpool became European champions for the sixth time as they eased to a 2-0 victory over Tottenham Hotspur at the Wanda Metropolitano on Saturday.
The Hard Tackle takes a look at some of the best performing centre-backs from the recently concluded edition of the Premier League.
Anfield witnessed a comeback for the ages on Tuesday, as Liverpool overturned a three-goal deficit to oust Barcelona on their way to the Champions League final.
Liverpool defender Virgil van Dijk has been passed fit to start in their key Champions League encounter against La Liga champions Barcelona.
A goal from Divock Origi late in the game fired Liverpool to a crucial 3-2 win over Newcastle United at the St. James' Park on Saturday night.
Liverpool will have a gargantuan task on their hand next week as Barcelona handed them a 3-0 loss in the UEFA Champions League first leg on Wednesday.
Barcelona and Liverpool will hope to take a step closer to the next month's UEFA Champions League final when they meet at Camp Nou on Wednesday.
Liverpool needed a late own goal by Toby Alderweireld to grab all three points as they beat Tottenham 2-1 at Anfield on Sunday to return to the top of the table.
A late James Milner penalty secured all three points for Liverpool against Fulham, as they went on top of the Premier League table.