Liverpool defender Virgil Van Dijik is set to be the highest paid defender in the world if Liverpool pushes forward with the plan to offer the Netherlands national a new deal.
The contract that is still in deliberation stages is reported to be worth £ 50 million. Virgil has become the world best player in defense.
The defender made a £75 million move Southhampton and ever since his arrival Liverpool has maintained a solid defense and a creative midfield and striking force.
Liverpool is set to be crowned the Premiere League Champions a season after winning the coveted European Champions League title.
Under the stewardship of Jurgen Klop, the Reds has metarmophosised into a world class club with its players like Salah and Sadio Mane becoming household names in the world of football.
Van Dijik has three more years on his current contract but the club intends to award a well deserved pay raise from £ 125,000 a week to 200,000 a week.
Liverpool has had to pay a heavy price for the success the club is currently enjoying. They have the third highest wage bill in the premiere league and Van Dijik proposed contract is set to make him the highest paid defender in the world.