Aldridge says the midfielder has proved himself a worthy captain.
He wrote for the Liverpool Echo: "Everyone knows it took him a while to truly find his feet at Liverpool and he's had to deal with the fact that some fans didn't rate him. He knuckled down, worked his socks off and surely has won all the doubters over now so it will be so fitting when he is the man to lift that trophy for us once we get those final two wins we need.
"When you look at the team, it would be easy to think that Virgil van Dijk is the stand-out 'skipper' and when the big Dutchman arrived two and half years ago, many people thought it would probably be only a matter of time before he got the armband.
"In any other team, Van Dijk would be the captain because he's clearly a brilliant leader as well as being a top player but the manager stuck to his guns by keeping Jordan in the role and he's been proved absolutely right."