Liverpool have been incredibly unlucky with injuries this season. The Reds have lost scores of first team stars to the treatment table and it has made Jürgen Klopp’s job impossible. Despite it all, the Reds are still top of the table. We could have some good news on the horizon, James Pearce has delivered a Joel Matip injury update which could see the star feature against Man United.
Joel Matip injury
The Reds have lost everyone of their centre backs this season.
Virgil van Dijk ruptured his ACL in the Merseyside Derby.
Joe Gomez picked up a knee injury in England training in November.
Joel Matip has been in and out of the side with injury.
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Most recently the Cameroonian limped out of a home tie with West Brom and was expected to miss around three weeks.
Joel Matip injury update
The Reds have a tricky run of games coming up and one of them could prove decisive.
Liverpool welcome the old enemy Man United to Anfield for their next Premier League tie.
In a Joel Matip injury update, James Pearce said the defender could well return for the clash. He told the Red Agenda podcast:
“[Matip] should be back…the hope is that he will be fit for the Man United game which is looming large on the horizon.”
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Liverpool having Matip back for the Man United game could prove decisive.
The Cameroonian could make the difference at the back.
His involvement would allow Jordan Henderson to return to the midfield, we missed the skipper’s presence there at Southampton.
Hopefully Pearce is right with this one, every little helps when it comes to these huge games.