Affected in the adductors, Joël Matip, the central defender of Liverpool will be absent for three weeks according to a recent press release from the club.
Sunday against West Bromwich (1-1), the Cameroonian international was forced to give up his place after being hit in the groin. ” With this kind of injury, he should miss three weeks of competition “Reds coach Jürgen Klopp said. Very bad news for the technical staff of Liverpool who will have to deal with a decimated defense during the coming weeks of competition.
Liverpool will strengthen in the transfer window
After Virgil Van Dijk and Joe gomez, Jürgen Klopp will not be able to field Joël Matip until the end of January. The latter should miss two Premier League matches; Southampton next Monday and the clash against Manchester United on January 17. The Cameroonian will also be absent on Friday January 8 at Aston Villa in the FA Cup. In order to compensate for the absence of several players in central defense, the management of the Reds could choose to strengthen in this sector of play in the winter transfer window. According to information from Sun, Perr Schuurs (Ajax Amsterdam) and Ozak Kabak (Schalke 04) would be in the sights of the English club.
Jürgen Klopp anticipates Joel Matip will be out of action for around three weeks.
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