Liverpool have been strongly connected with Van Dijk right through the switch window however have been get rid of when Southampton reported them to the Premier League for an alleged unlawful method.
The Saints then vehemently refused to drop their stance about promoting Van Dijk, particularly to Liverpool.
It supposed Klopp began the season with Joel Matip and Dejan Lovren as his most popular centre-back pairing and they have got each did not persuade every now and then this season.
The defensive duo have been closely criticised for his or her position in Joselu’s equaliser for Newcastle in Sunday’s 1-1 draw.
Critics have known as on Klopp to make additions to his defence within the January switch window to reinforce their possibilities of successful a trophy this 12 months.
And the Daily Mail declare Liverpool would transfer briefly to sign Van Dijk if Southampton have been prepared to promote.
Van Dijk has been reintegrated again into the Saints aspect after his summer season switch saga.
Sky Sports pundit Jamie Redknapp slammed Liverpool for no longer bettering his defensive choices.
He informed the Daily Mail: “Jurgen Klopp did not land a centre again whilst Everton’s industry has left them in a entire mess.
“The actual factor is that Liverpool’s centre backs don’t seem to be just right sufficient.
“Klopp will again his gamers to the hilt however there’s a reason why he attempted to splash out £60million to land Virgil van Dijk.
“It isn’t a surprise Klopp helps to keep tinkering along with his again 4 and goalkeeper. He is on the lookout for one thing that isn’t there.
“It is a ways too early to rely Liverpool out of the race for the highest 4 — and their issues light compared to the ones at Goodison Park.”