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Koeman: “I think Virgil here.’

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Coach Ronald Koeman has at the press conference to explain why he’s Virgil van Dijk to the new captain of Orange bombed.

Ronald Koeman and Virgil van Dijk

“In many ways, this is for everyone a new start”, it starts with the coach. “I found that I also aanvoerderschap had to change. Hence Virgil it is. It is also a nice step, with even more responsibility. I find that it is. He has the age and he also plays at a big club.”

Van Dijk is also dolbij. “This is a dream come true. Also for my family. It is great news, I am very happy. It is an honour to be the captain to your country.”

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Koeman has also already reserve captains in his head. “We also have a spelersraad. There is also a number of guys in which, as Virgil is not there, captain. That are Georginio Wijnaldum, Kevin Strootman or Daley Blind. But again: it does not stop for the boys of the band do not carry. I pin me with anything.”

‘Or mine captains a protected position? That is not, but these are guys who are at big clubs play. Who have responsibility for that. Kevin Strootman makes me a very good impression. I found him at the previous national football team not the Kevin he wants to be, that image I had of him. Also guys like Wijnaldum are very important for this team. In terms of experience, I find that this kind of guys to ensure that we get better and better.”

 

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