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Liverpool can win the Champions League, says Virgil Van Dijk

Liverpool have what it takes to win the Champions League - according to Virgil Van Dijk.

The Southampton centre-half has tipped the Anfield club and Manchester City to go the furthest of the five English teams in the competition this season and on their chances of actually going all the way to lift the trophy, he wouldn't rule it out.

Speaking at the launch of EA Sports FIFA 18, Van Dijk told Squawka: “You never know. It’s always going to be difficult and (it is) a different style of play - European nights are always different.

“Anything can happen, especially if you are the big English clubs who are in the Champions League at the moment.”

Van Dijk, of course, was one of Liverpool's top transfer targets last summer and was thought to be keen on a move to Anfield. But now his chances of ever playing for Jurgen Klopp's side seem slim, according to the Gambling Times.

They report that Liverpool's summer pursuit of the defender annoyed his current club so much that they don't ever intend to sell Van Dijk to the Reds.

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