With Liverpool's biggest game of the season reserved for a massive European night on the eve of the 27th anniversary of the Hillsborough disaster, emotions couldn't be running higher among the Anfield faithful.
Amidst rumours of a summer exit from Anfield, the Belgium international has reiterated his desire to stay at Liverpool and fight for his place in the side.
High-flying Tottenham Hotspur head to Anfield in a bid to keep their pursuit of the Premier League title alive. With recent visits to the Merseyside powerhouse not making for a pretty reading for Pochettino's men, the Spurs will be aware that another capitulation at the hands of the Reds would effectively end their title race.
The Reds head into a crucial tie against Tottenham Hotspur knowing that a victory would severely dent the title prospects of their North London counterparts and also add life back into their challenge for a European spot next season.
Fulham will travel to Anfield this weekend but Roy Hodgson will be on the other side of the Cottagers looking to secure victory over his former employers. Will Hodgson succeed?
It is snowing problems at Tyneside. Newcastle are coming out of a tough week but they need to get buckle up soon and get their act right when the Reds visit St.James' Park.