'I don’t think we have anything to lose' - Van Dijk upbeat ahead of Man United clash

'I don’t think we have anything to lose' - Van Dijk upbeat ahead of Man United clash

Liverpool defender Virgil van Dijk is upbeat ahead of their crunch tie away at Old Trafford against rivals Manchester United on Sunday evening. 

The Dutch international, in an interview with Sky Sports, says they dont have much pressure being at the top of the English Premier League table, but they will do all they can to lift the title come May. 

The Reds have a perfect record to the start of the new campaign, having won all their eight matches so far. 

They travel to face an injury-hit Manchester United on Sunday, knowing a win will not only send a clear message of intent but also see them maintain a tight grip of their spot. 

“I don’t think we have anything to lose,” the Netherlands captain said. 

“Man City are the champions, they’re defending their title and we want to get it. In my point of view, we just have to go for it,"

“We definitely need to enjoy it [being top of the Premier League] and be full of confidence, especially with the way we’ve got these points, having not had the best games but still getting the wins,"

“There are so many games left, you can’t really think about it [winning the title] – it’s not realistic. We shouldn’t and we don’t, but it’s the better situation to be in,"

“That’s just part of life but we’ve learnt from last year that we don’t have to look to the others until the end of the campaign. So far, we have been doing well but Man City are definitely not going away.”

Liverpool came close to winning the title last season but were undone by Man City's brilliance as they pipped them with the slightest of margins. 

However, with City showing signs of cracking and the rest of the top sides seemingly strides off, the Reds might have the chance to end their long wait of the Premier League title. 

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