Van Dijk wanted to quit Saints in the summer but was forced to stay after the club refused to sell. That's assuming he plays: Jurgen Klopp must be tempted to make a few changes with Wednesday's Champions League match against Porto in mind.
Never one to shy away from squad rotation, the German will have to balance the priority to remain in a top four position and taking the strongest possible squad to Portugal - though has insisted that he is not thinking about the European Cup tie at all.
Liverpool's 3-0 victory in the reverse fixture ended a five-match winless run against Southampton in all competitions.
Liverpool have not won in any of their last three trips to St Mary's, but take on a Southampton side mired in a relegation battle under Mauricio Pellegrino.
Reds fans remained confident with the choice of team selection - satisfied that the much-aligned Lovren wasn't starting against his former side.
Modi to meet Palestine president Mahmoud Abbas today
India and Israel have drawn closer in recent years, however, partly because of common concerns about Islamic terrorism. His standalone visit to Israel had led to analysts questioning the future of the Indo-Palestine ties.
Increased prices at Disney parks in Florida, California
The program is created to entice guests to visit the parks in the United States during less busy times of the year. Back in October of 2015, Disney introduced flexible pricing to get guests to visit during the less busy season.