“Up the Dutch defender Reds!” – Liverpool fans react to Sepp van den Berg signing

27 June 2019

Liverpool have announced the signing of Sepp van den Berg and supporters have been left excited by his capture.


The Reds confirmed their first signing of the summer on Thursday, with Van den Berg completing a £1.3 million move to Anfield.

Seen as one of the most exciting young talents in the Dutch football, the former PEC Zwolle centre-back is expected go into Liverpool’s first-team squad quickly.

While Reds fans will be hoping for more high-profile additions this summer, positivity has still surrounded Van den Berg’s arrival.

Here’s the best fan reaction on social media.

 

Supporters welcomed the teenager with open arms…

“Welcome to six times UCL CHAMPION.”

Sebastian Bong on Facebook.

“Welcome aboard. Keep the standard high.”

Prabagar Thruselvam on Facebook.

“I’m just remembering the last time we bought a cheap centre back from the Dutch league. If he develops and turns into even half the player Sami was then we’ve got an absolute steal.”

Steven Robinson on Facebook.

 

A few comments, some tongue-in-cheek, were made over how good he could be…

 

Some are considering whether this is the start of a busy summer or otherwise…

 

Some pointed out the Dutch revolution taking place at Anfield…

“Here come the boys…. So a Dutch CB and a Dutch RB/CB (Hoever) waiting in the wings.”

Dimi Maha in the comments section.

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