Virgil van Dijk would love as a coach, Ronald Koeman him to appoint to the new captain of the Dutch national team.
“I can’t describe how that would be for me. A dream would come true,” said the 26-year-old defender from Liverpool Monday on the KNVB Campus in Zeist, where the 25-piece selection, the preparation for the friendly matches against England (Friday) and Portugal (Monday) started.
“But I have no influence on. The coach will work with his staff this week is undoubtedly a decision in that regard. I’m waiting to calm down.”
Although Van Dijk only since 2015 in Orange and more but sixteen international matches behind his name, he thinks there ready for the band to take over in October as international stopped Arjen Robben.
“I was captain at Southampton. I am also in a position in which you lead. That is me also. So am I, and that will never change. That is what makes it not matter whether or not I captain.”