You could use multiple superlatives to describe the Dutchman’s impact at Anfield since arriving for a world-record fee last January.
And he hopes to repay their faith in him by dedicating his career to the Merseyside club.
Asked how he wants to be remembered, Van Dijk said: “Maybe as a legend at Liverpool. Obviously that’s something at the moment that’s come to my mind. I want to achieve great things.
“We have a fantastic squad. We have all the tools, (but) obviously we have to do it.
“I just want to give everything for this club. They went all out to get me and I give everything for them, and hopefully we can achieve great things.
“Liverpool as a club, if you ever play from them, you’re always going to be welcome and they’ll be ready for you. You’ve been part of the family and always will be. That’s one of the reason I definitely want to play for this club.”