Virgil van Dijk is now not joyful with how former footballers have been speakme about Liverpool at some point of their current battle for form, and says listening to remarks is the most important factor the Reds squad can do.
Jurgen Klopp’s facet bounced again from their 4-1 defeat to Napoli in their opening Champions League game by using beating Ajax 2-1 at Anfield on Tuesday night.
They took the lead via Mohamed Salah but regarded set for more disappointment after a Mohammed Kudus equaliser.
However, Joel Matip earned his facet three factors in Group A with an 89th minute winner and now the Reds can head into the global damage in higher spirits.
Van Dijk appeared calm on Liverpool’s current struggles, with each the defender and his supervisor describing the day trip to Naples as a ‘horror show’ and feels his teammates just don’t need to hear to criticism from former players who should be aware of better.
‘Not listening to the outdoor world is the most essential thing,’ Van Dijk told BT Sport.
‘It’s funny on occasion because there’s a lot of ex soccer players and they know precisely what we go via however they say a lot of things to try and get us down.
‘We know precisely that remaining week was unacceptable, it used to be very terrible and we strive to make it right.
‘This is a step to the proper direction, don’t get carried away due to the fact we play so many games.
‘Now it’s time to center of attention on the countrywide group or get a well deserved smash for a little bit and then crack on.’
Liverpool go 2d in Group A with the win over Ajax, even though Napoli continue to be pinnacle having played just one game and they go to Rangers for their 2nd contest on Wednesday night.