Joel Matip runs out of contract at Liverpool on the finish of the season, and with Ibrahima Konate doing very effectively and 20-year-old Jarell Quansah showing to be creating on the correct traces, his future on the membership has understandably come into doubt.
Matip needed to depart the pitch within the 69th minute of Liverpool’s beautiful overcome Fulham final week, and supervisor Jurgen Klopp later confirmed that the 32-year-old centre-back had suffered a torn ACL and that he wouldn’t play this season once more.
It might clearly be a really merciless method for the Cameroonian defender to finish his Anfield days, which began seven and a half years in the past when he joined from Schalke as a free agent. In that point, he made a complete of 201 appearances for Liverpool, scoring 11 objectives and serving to the workforce win the Champions League, the UEFA Tremendous Cup, the FIFA Membership World Cup, the Premier League, the FA Cup, the Carabao Cup, and the Group Protect.
Nonetheless, talking throughout his press convention forward of Liverpool’s journey to face Crystal Palace on Saturday, Klopp has revealed that there’s a likelihood for Matip to be supplied a brand new deal between now and the tip of the season.