Virgil van Dijk set to become Liverpool’s all time highest-paid player

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 27: Virgil van Dijk of Liverpool celebrates after scoring his team's fifth goal during the Premier League match between Liverpool FC and Watford FC at Anfield on February 27, 2019 in Liverpool, United Kingdom. (Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images)

Dutch international Virgil van Dijk is all set to become club’s highest paid player with Liverpool aiming to renew contract — worth a massive £57 million.

In a new five-years deal, the player will be offered £220,000-a-week. This will also end the fear of Liverpool fans as the center-back was linked with Paris Saint-Germain move.

The French side has been showing their continuous interest in the reigning PFA Players’ Player of the Year. However, the player is not seen interested in any move.

Van Dijk currently earns £180,000 a week and could earn another £100,000 on top of that in the French capital. With the new deal, the defender will surpass the weekly earning of current top earner Mo Salah.

Van Dijk has joined the Reds in 2018 from Southampton and has stand himself as one of the main man for Jurgen Klopp’s side.

Liverpool are in the contention to win the Premier League after 30 years wait.

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