According to the London Evening Regular, Liverpool defender Joel Matip is facing a further six weeks on the sidelines with a knee challenge.
The 28-year-old has created into Virgil van Dijk’s initial-selection companion in central defence in 2019 but has missed 4 of Liverpool’s final 5 matches.
Matip has been absent from the current Premier League games with Leicester City and Tottenham Hotspur, despite the fact that he did function against Manchester United at Old Trafford on October 20th.
According to the London Evening Regular, Matip has had a setback in his recovery from the challenge, which means that the Cameroon international could now be on the sidelines till the middle of December.
As anticipated, a quantity of Liverpool fans have been on social media providing their views on the injury update, and it would be fair to say that the news has not been nicely received by the majority.
A choice of the Twitter reaction is offered to view beneath:
No club endure from minor innocuous injuries that turn significant out of the blue like we do.
Large blow but we will just have to cope
— Samy (@sazzam31) October 28, 2019
Why on earth did we rush him back against united..
— Bobby Firmino Stan Account (@bevanR77) October 28, 2019
— sean.car or truck30 (@Auto30Sean) October 28, 2019
say it ain’t so 😩
— Z (@zenithaameen) October 28, 2019
— LFC (@LFC3466) October 28, 2019
— christian gustafsson (@chrisgus71) October 28, 2019
what on earth is this we seriously have to have this man..
— Sir J (@SirJ06719169) October 28, 2019
Matip a major loss but Joe and Lovren are good quality back up.
— 🍀Jimmy🍀 (@jimhayes78) October 28, 2019
Fabinho has been the ideal Reds’ player of 2019?
No, van Dijk