Captain Virgil Van Dijk will miss Netherlands’ Euro 2020 qualifier against Estonia

Netherlands Captain Virgil Van Dijk will miss Netherlands’ Euro 2020 qualifier against Estonia. According to the statement released by the Dutch Football Association,
Van Dijk’s absence was due to ‘personal circumstances’.

Netherlands skipper Virgil van Dijk will miss Tuesday’s Euro 2020 qualifier against Estonia after withdrawing from the squad due to personal reasons, the Dutch football association (KNVB) said on Sunday (Nov 17).

Liverpool defender Van Dijk, 28, played the full 90 minutes as the Netherlands drew 0-0 at Northern Ireland on Saturday to qualify for their first major tournament since 2014.

The Dutch had missed the last European Championship finals in France, plus the World Cup in Russia last year.

The Netherlands have 16 points from seven matches and are two points behind Group C leaders Germany.

Centre back Van Dijk has started all 12 league matches for runaway Premier League leaders Liverpool this season.

Juergen Klopp’s side return to league action with a trip to 12th-placed Crystal Palace next Saturday.

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