That is the opinion of pundit and previous Manchester United and England captain Rio Ferdinand.
Southampton famous person Van Dijk used to be connected with a transfer to Liverpool during the summer time switch window.
However, Saints refused to promote the famous person, in spite of him handing in a switch request.
Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp didn’t signal another centre-again to Van Dijk and has noticed his facet endure robust complaint defensively this season.
And Ferdinand believes Van Dijk would were the solution to Liverpool’s issues on the again.
“I think Virgil van Dijk would have improved this team no end,” Ferdinand mentioned on BT Sport.
“He would were that dominant centre-part and I believe that along Matip that would were a excellent partnership.
“I believe (Dejan) Lovren’s now not excellent sufficient, he’s proven over a time period that he makes too many errors.
“(Alberto) Moreno defensively isn’t excellent sufficient.
“Going ahead he’s a satisfaction to observe however defensively the place you need him to be excellent at first as a defender, he doesn’t do the activity, he doesn’t moderately reduce it.
“So should you’ve were given two from your again 4 now not chopping it, you’re going to come back unstuck.”
Van Dijk used to be an unused exchange for Southampton of their 1-zero loss to Manchester United the day before today.