Speaking after the 3-1 friendly win over Athletic Bilbao in Dublin, Klopp said: "We have four centre-backs".
Whatever happen to van Dijk in his immediate future, it's clear it does not lie at St. Mary's.
The 26-year-old issued a statement yesterday confirming his desire to leave the south coast club after accusing the Saints of unjustly fining him two-weeks wages for allegedly refusing to train.
We round up the latest Liverpool transfers rumours from around the British and European press on Monday, August 7. The Oxlade-Chamberlain crowd haven't gone silent either. If Koulibaly and either Goretzka/Seri came through the doors at Melwood, would it be a good window?
Celtic gave Van Dijk his break in British football by moving in 2013 and the Dutchman quickly established himself in their first team.
Dani Alves has since arrived at the club on a free transfer from Juventus, meaning Aurier is now very much surplus to requirements.
"I have nothing but gratitude to everyone at Southampton for giving me the opportunity to play in the Premier League".
How could Liverpool line up next season? It didn't work out but that led Liverpool on a path to Mohamed Salah.
Rose is recovering from a knee injury, but that has not prevented either Inter Milan or Manchester United from considering bids for the England international.
The reason behind Southampton's decision is the fact that Liverpool tried illegal methods to approach van Dijk previously, following which the club threatened to file a report.
However, it is now looking that Liverpool will start the season against Watford on Saturday with a similar looking squad as the one that saw them finish the 2016-17 season.
Jon Jones is back on top — Quijano
Why not do it against one of the biggest and most scary heavyweights? Volkan Oezdemir defeated Jimi Manuwa via KO. After a jumping knee which Cormier was able to avoid, Jones went after and got Cormier with a knee to the mat.
Zidane: Ronaldo ready to face United despite long rest
We are working hard to get to the 8th and be able to compete against Manchester United in order to lift the Super Cup". The Spaniard was heavily linked with a move to Old Trafford in 2015 as Real Madrid chased goalkeeper David De Gea.