Defence Still Needs Work For Klopp

Virgil van Dijk, the most expensive defender ever in world football, may turn out to be Jürgen Klopp and Liverpool’s saviour in defence, perhaps emulating or even surpassing the likes of Jamie Carragher and Sami Hyypia in Liverpool’s modern era.
However, Carragher and Hyypia, as great as they were, could not do everything on their own, and neither can van Dijk. Moreover, the Dutchman has extra responsibility in protecting a team that is highly offensive under Klopp, in stark contrast to the sides under Gerard Houllier and Rafael Benitez, whom Carragher and Hyypia enjoyed their peak years unde...

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