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Wolves striker Hwang: Liverpool defender Van Dijk a brick wall

Wolves striker Hwang Hee-chan has described Liverpool defender Virgil van Dijk as a 'brick wall'.

The South Korean came up against van Dijk whilst playing for RB Leipzig in the Champions League two years ago.

Reflecting on his goal against the Reds, Hwang told The Telegraph: "At the time I wasn't thinking about the team performance or even how I played, because I was laser-focused on trying to actually win."

He added: "But after the game we talked to each other and had a smile about it. We had a handshake and from then there was a mutual respect for each other.

"He's so very difficult to get past and I learned that from the games. I discovered how much of a brick wall he is!

"Afterwards I was contacted by lots of people and it obviously made an impression.

"I'm really excited to play Liverpool again but I'm geared up for every match, whoever the opposition is."


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