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Leboeuf: Why Liverpool defender Van Dijk superior to Vidic

Former Chelsea defender Frank Leboeuf rates Liverpool star Virgil van Dijk ahead of ex-Manchester United captain Nemanja Vidic.

Vidic won five Premier League trophies and the Champions League at United. Van Dijk has won a solo Champions League, and was on his way to tasting Premier League glory this campaign before the outbreak of the coronavirus brought the season to a halt.

When asked to name the better of the two, Leboeuf told ESPN FC: "I would go for Van Dijk. I think he's more complete.

"I loved Vidic, because I think he was a dog, and a fantastic defender. But Van Dijk can lead the team and has range.

"I don't think Vidic was capable of doing that. Hats off to Vidic, though."

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