Georginio Wijnaldum and Virgil van Dijk both want to face England in the Nations League on Sunday despite their exploits in the Champions League final.

The Liverpool duo only arrived in Portugal late on Monday after featuring in their side’s 2-0 victory over Tottenham in Saturday’s Champions League final.

There are some doubts whether either will feature in Thursday’s Nations League semi-final against England due to tiredness. However, both players have stated their determination to feature.

Van Dijk told Algemeen Dagblad, “I can play, but of course I don’t know if I will play.

“Last year we arrived at this complex after a lost final in the Champions League. At that time we did not play the first international match against Slovakia. But now we have won, that is different. “

Wijnaldum added, “Back then there was a chagrin, now I just want to play. I have had enough sleep, I can just play, if the national coach wants it too. It doesn’t feel strange to be here now either. I am fit.”

Wijnaldum also revealed that he did not touch any alcohol during Liverpool’s celebrations, “Alcohol is for the holidays, not now,”




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