Injury update on Liverpool's duo of centre-backs

Injury update on Liverpool's duo of centre-backs

Jürgen Klopp gave a brief injury update regarding Joe Gomez and Joël Matip after Liverpool's win at Chelsea. The Reds won 2-0 at Stamford Bridge on Sunday in a game where Fabinho had to step in as centre-half to play alongside Virgil van Dijk. Thankfully, Fabinho could be relied on as per usual, putting in a man-of-the-match performance for Klopp's side. Gomez started Liverpool's first Premier League game of the season against Leeds but was missing on Sunday after reportedly …
Klopp gives injury update on Reds duo

Klopp gives injury update on Reds duo

Liverpool boss Jürgen Klopp gave an injury update regarding both Jordan Henderson and Joël Matip following The Reds' penalty-shootout defeat to Arsenal in Saturday's Community Shield. Klopp's men drew 1-1 with Arsenal after 90 minutes at Wembley. Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang gave The Gunners a first-half lead with a fantastic finish from the edge of the box. Liverpool substitute Takumi Minamino scored his first goal for The Reds to equalise in the 73rd minute of the game. Arsenal then went on to …
Why Liverpool Must Resist Matip Offers

Why Liverpool Must Resist Matip Offers

Rumours emanating from Cameroon suggest that Paris Saint Germain would be interested in signing Liverpool centre half Joel Matip. According to kick442, the Parisians coach, Thomas Tuchel, and their sporting director, Leonardo, would like Matip, 28, to replace the outgoing Thiago Silva who will leave the club on a free transfer this summer. However, despite injury meaning the former Cameroon international only clocked up 13 appearances last season, the Reds should rebuff all approaches for their number 32, even if -- as …
Assessing Liverpool's Joel Matip conundrum

Assessing Liverpool's Joel Matip conundrum

Over the weekend, and very much out of the blue, Joel Matip was linked with a Liverpool exit this summer. Reports in Africa claimed that Paris Saint-Germain are eyeing up a £50 million move for the 28-year-old, seeing him as an ideal long-term replacement for Thiago Silva. It was a story that got Liverpool supporters in something of a frenzy, with some turning their noses up at the idea of Matip leaving and others seeing sense in it. What is …
Liverpool's Joël Matip out for the remainder of the season with foot injury

Liverpool's Joël Matip out for the remainder of the season with foot injury

Liverpool defender Joël Matip will reportedly miss the rest of the 2019/20 season due to a foot injury. Matip will miss the remaining seven league games for Jürgen Klopp's side after sustaining the injury in the 0-0 draw with Everton at Goodison Park. Speaking to Liverpoolfc.com, Matip said:
“This season I will be not back on the pitch but for next season, I hope I’m going to be quite early a direct help for the team.”
Matip, despite all the …
Joël Matip believes Liverpool are well-prepared for the Premier League restart

Joël Matip believes Liverpool are well-prepared for the Premier League restart

Liverpool's Joël Matip says he is "confident" that The Reds can get back to winning ways as they prepare for their return to Premier League action this Sunday evening. Jürgen Klopp's side face Everton in the Merseyside derby at Goodison Park in their first competitive fixture since March. The Reds need just six points from their remaining 9 league games to secure the title. Speaking to Liverpoolfc.com, Matip spoke of his delight that football is returning and, also, the job …
Liverpool defender reflects on 'that' night against Barcelona

Liverpool defender reflects on 'that' night against Barcelona

Liverpool's Joël Matip says the team "needed everyone" to perform to the highest standard the night The Reds turned Barcelona over at Anfield 12 months ago. In case you have forgotten - as if that's possible - Liverpool were beaten 3-0 at Camp Nou in the first leg of that Champions League semi-final. Luis Suarez and a Lionel Messi double all but finished the tie that night. However, Jürgen Klopp's Redmen had played very, very well in Spain and were …
What Makes The Reds So Great - Part 1

What Makes The Reds So Great - Part 1

Before the worldwide coronavirus pandemic ground the Premier League season to what we are assured is a temporary halt, Liverpool looked set to win the league title at a canter. Winning 27 out of their 29 games, the Reds -- who have beaten every other team in the league on their remarkable run -- find themselves a full 25 points ahead of second-place Manchester City and, mathematically, only need two more wins to claim the clubs’ 19th league success and …
Why Klopp Is Wrong To Ditch Shrewsbury

Why Klopp Is Wrong To Ditch Shrewsbury

So, Jürgen Klopp has announced that he is refusing to manage Liverpool’s FA Cup fourth round replay against Shrewsbury because it takes place during Liverpool’s scheduled winter break and that no first team players will take part. There’s going to be a lot of white noise around this one in the media for a while, and this argument has been boiling up for a while, you’ll remember Liverpool had to play two games in two days back in December and …
Limp Liverpool struggle to Shrewsbury Stalemate

Limp Liverpool struggle to Shrewsbury Stalemate

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