Joël Matip Ruled Out for Season in Latest Injury Setback

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When fit, it’s hard to argue Matip’s quality. Whether he can be counted on to stay fit is another question. Over the past two seasons, centre half Joël Matip has proven that when he can stay fit he can be one of the top defenders in the game, a player more than good enough to start for a side with a solid case for best in the world.
However, staying fit has been a problem. One highlighted by news earlier today that he will miss the remainder of the current season with a toe injury suffered 73 minutes into the Reds’ first game back against local rivals Everton.
Matip has said his hope is to be back “quite early” in the 2020-21 season, which suggests a timeline of at least two months, and perhaps slightly longer, given next season is tentatively...

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