Date: 22nd June 2020 at 1:20pm
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Many Celtic have flocked to the latest tweet involving Virgil van Dijk that emerged on recently.

The Celtic Twitter account recently posted about Van Dijk on social media. Sunday marked the day Van Dijk had arrived at Parkhead back in 2013. The tweet also carried an of the defender holding up the Hoops jersey.

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Starting with an easy one- apart from Paris Saint-Germain, which other French club did Edouard play for?

This caught the attention of many Celtic fans. Some of them were left talking about Van Dijk and sarcastically ask where the Champions League winner is now.

If not for Celtic, would Van Dijk have been as good?

Not at all

Not at all

Yes, he'd have been great anyway

Yes, he'd have been great anyway

Van Dijk arrived at Parkhead from Dutch club FC Groningen in the summer of 2013 for a fee of £2.48 million. He stayed at the club for a couple of years before joining in the summer of 2015.

As a Celtic player, Van Dijk made 115 appearances in all competitions and had been a regular at the back for the Hoops (via Transfermarkt).

Some Celtic fans made some other sarcastic remarks about the Dutchman.

By the looks of it, these Celtic fans are clearly just poking fun and probably have a lot of respect for the central defender. While Van Dijk was at the club for only two years, fans should be glad that their club has played a role in the development of a future European champion.

The 28-year-old, who is valued at £72m (as per Transfermarkt), is arguably one of the best defenders in the game today and that should make Celtic and the club’s fans proud, as perhaps Van Dijk wouldn’t have been as great if Celtic hadn’t given him the chance to impress at Parkhead.