I don't think there has been a more influential player during the Jurgen Klopp era, with the defender colossal in all facets of his play, whether it be pace, power, leadership, quality on the ball or consistency.
Since he arrived at Liverpool from Southampton in 2017-18, the Dutch worldwide defender has played 106 official matches, scoring 11 times.More news: ACCC Responds To TPG-Vodafone Merger After Court Ruling
Sportsmail revealed last week that all players who have played in the Premier League this season will be eligible for the £4million bonus should they win the title, which will be paid on a sliding scale determined by their number of appearances.
In a pool by ESPN, Liverpool fans gave Van Dijk a staggering 37% of the 176,000 votes cast, while Jordan Henderson came behind him with 19% and Sadio Mane sealed the 3rd with 18% of the polls.
The Dutchman is under contract until the middle of 2023, something that wouldn't prevent Juventus from launching 180 million euros bid.
"Virgil van Dijk next to Jaap Stam, that would be invincible". He won the PFA Player of the Year Award in his debut season with the Reds.More news: Washington Redskins to cut cornerback Josh Norman
Looking at possible contenders for a Premier League dream team for this season, you would have to put the Liverpool quartet of keeper Alisson, centre-back Van Dijk and full-backs Trent Alexander Arnold, and Andy Robertson in defence.
At the moment Liverpool, scoring 73 points in 25 games, ranked first in the standings of the English Premier League.
A year later and Liverpool were able to avenge that defeat to Real Madrid to lift their sixth Champions League crown after defeating Tottenham.More news: MiniMed insulin pumps recalled after 2,175 injuries, 1 confirmed death