Bola.net – Liverpool defender, Virgil van Dijk recently gave sky-high praise to Lisandro Martinez. He assessed that the new Manchester United defender managed to silence his critics with a good performance.
Signed from Ajax last summer, Martinez received a lot of criticism. Many people think that United have brought in the wrong defender because Martinez is considered not tall enough for aerial duels.
But so far the critics have been quiet. This is because Martinez has shown a very good performance in the Red Devils defense so that United’s goal is difficult to break at this time.
Van Dijk admitted that he was impressed with the defender’s appearance. “People talk about Lisandro Martinez because of his height, and I can say that their talk is rubbish!” open Van Dijk to The Overlap.
Read the defender’s full comments below.