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Liverpoolandapos;s Virgil van Dijk expects fresh challenge from Eden Hazard-less Chelsea

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Virgil van Dijk expects Liverpool to face a ‘different’ challenge from an Eden Hazard-less Chelsea when the two sides meet in the Uefa Super Cup.

And so Van Dijk believes the 28-year-old’s absence, combined with Frank Lampard’s appointment as manager, makes Chelsea a different prospect to last season.

We will analyse them over the next couple of days and then we will be prepared.

Hazard regularly tormented the Liverpool defence during his time in England, clocking up six goals from 16 appearances in typically crucial meetings between the teams.

The influential Belgian brought a trophy-laden seven-season stay at Stamford Bridge to a close this summer as he completed a £130million move to Spanish giants Real Madrid.

As well as bookending one of the great Premier League careers, the transfer no doubt prompted a huge sigh of relief on the red half of Merseyside.

He said: “He is a quality player and he was important to them but I think they [have] plenty of quality players.
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