Virgil van Dijk trained with his new teammates as Liverpool kickstarted preparations for Friday's FA Cup meeting with Everton at Melwood this afternoon.

The defender, whose move to Anfield was confirmed earlier this week, joined in as the Reds warmed up for a mouthwatering third-round clash with their city rivals.

Check out the best pictures from today's session with our behind-the-scenes gallery below.

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Photos by John and Andrew Powell

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