Birmingham news Liverpool fans all make the same point about blow for Villa clash MetiNews.Com
MetiNews.Com - Aston Villa news - Liverpool defender Joel Matip has released an injury update ahead of Sunday's Premier League clash vs AVFC
Breaking News ! Liverpool have been dealt a blow ahead of this weekend's clash against Aston Villa with the news that Joel Matip will miss the rest of the season. Matip has managed only 13 appearances across an injury-hit season but remains Liverpool's first-choice partner for Virgil van Dijk in the middle of defence. He picked up a foot injury in the goalless draw against Everton on June 21 and having missed the 4-0 win against Crystal Palace, has confirmed he expecting to be sidelined for the seven remaining matches this term. Matip told the club’s official website: “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.” Read More Related Articles Stan Collymore sends demand to Aston Villa owners over Dean Smith Read More Related Articles Louie Barry among seven Aston Villa players to sign new contracts It leaves the Premier League champions with only three fit centre-backs for relegation-threatened Villa's trip to Anfield on Sunday - van Dijk, Joe Gomez and Dejan Lovren. Klopp could rotate his squad in the coming weeks and Liverpool fans are keen to see 18-year-old Ki-Jana Hoever given a chance after Matip's injury.
. Give Hoever minutes instead when Gomez needs a rest." "I reckon a nervous Hoever would do a better job than a fully fit and confident Lovren," was the brutal message from another.
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A third added: "Just put Hoever or someone on the bench I beg." "Play Hoever instead of Lovren then," demanded one supporter. A fifth said: "Hoever over Lovren in my opinion."
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