Everton’s goal keeper Jordan Pickford has been forced to hire body guards to protect himself and his family after getting several death threats from Liverpool fans for injuring Van Dijk who has undergone surgery today.
The two collided in the 2-2 Merseyside derby and Van Dijk got a serious ligament knee injury which has sent him to the sick bed and will be out of action for some time and the angry fans are threatening the man who injured him.
Jordan Pickford has been forced to hire bodyguards to protect him and his family after receiving thousands of death threats following his tackle of Virgil Van Dijk in the Merseyside Derby.
How has it come to this? 😩😳 pic.twitter.com/spt7HFn5Ji
— Football Tweet (@Football__Tweet) October 28, 2020
After undergoing a successful surgery, Liverpool has not given a time-frame on his return, with the Dutch defender potentially ruled out for the rest of the season due to the nature of the injury.