Liverpool had one representative in last seasons team of the year, Mohamed Salah, a season when he finished with both the PFA Player of the Year and Footballer of the Year awards.
Liverpool have only conceded 20 league goals thus far and that's largely because of the Brazil global, whose reflexes have really caught the eye.
The PFA Awards will be held in London this Sunday.
He was unlucky to miss out on the 2018/19 PFA Team of the Season, with Manchester City's Ederson chosen instead.
Practice abandoned after drain cover wrecks Williams vehicle
Race officials made a decision to end the session as track repairs were carried out, the F1 site reported. He was unharmed but the session, just 10 minutes old, was hastily red-flagged.
Van Dijk has helped keep 27 clean sheets in 50 Premier League appearances for Liverpool after Friday night's 5-0 win over Huddersfield.
The Reds coach also admitted Van Dijk gives the team an opportunity to play further away from their goal and touched on his brilliant dribbling and keen eye for pass with the ball at his feet.
Click through the gallery above to see all six nominees for this year's PFA Player of the Year prize.
For now though the night and the season belong to Van Dijk, the first defender to be named Players' Player of the Year since John Terry in 2005.
"Looking at him and thinking what can I do within myself to be half the person and player he was".