The 29-year-old has rarely been challenged such has been his and his side's dominance, but Campbell is interested to see whether the blueprint to get the better of Van Dijk and Liverpool has been laid. He told the Athletic : “I know Van Dijk struggled in the Villa game, but he stands out these days because he’s head and shoulders above everyone else, which makes me wonder if that is hampering him at the same time.
Liverpool played their first game after the announcement of the European Super League, and failed to win against Leeds
He said: “He senses where the space is and how to use it. I wouldn’t necessarily say he’s a dribbler with skills and tricks but he’s dynamic. How he plays, he is unique in some ways.