Liverpool lose Matip for season amid new signings

Liverpool lose Matip for season amid new signings

"He injured his ankle and played the game on and now is out for the season, so you can imagine how much he tried to stay on the pitch and tried to help us".

His move follows the arrival at Anfield earlier on Monday of fellow central defender Ben Davies from Championship side Preston North End for a reported £1.6m. As part of the deal, young Liverpool center back Sepp van den Berg will also head to Preston on loan for the rest of the season.

"I've nothing to say about it". I hope he experiences playing in the first team, but even if he is just sitting on the bench then it is still great for him.

Liverpool had sniffed around Marseille centre-back Duje Ćaleta-Car but the French outfit were unable to find a replacement.

The Portuguese is comfortable on the ball, can pass it well, loves to tackle and likes to ping long balls to the attackers.

Davies is likely to be an upgrade on Nathaniel Phillips and Rhys Williams, Liverpool's remaining center back options, and he is able to slot right into the team.

'If Liverpool had have drawn with West Ham, you'd have said that wasn't very good, because it's Liverpool.

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The 21-year-old is said to a serious option as the Premier League defending champions look to bring in a defender before the end of today's transfer deadline.

The Turkey global arrives from Schalke on loan until the end of the season.

The Reds have paid an initial £500,000 for the 25-year-old centre-back, with a further £1.1m in add-ons.

Schalke have lined up Shkodran Mustafi to replace Kabak, as the Arsenal center back has signed a six-month deal as he's out of contract at the Emirates Stadium this summer.

Despite long-term injuries to Virgil van Dijk and Joe Gomez, Liverpool's owners appeared to be blocking any attempts for block to recruit another defender this month.

Liverpool's preference seems to have been Marseille's Croatia worldwide Duje Caleta-Car, but the French club were not willing to sell in the middle of a campaign, so attention switched to a player who has previously been linked with both Tottenham Hotspur and Manchester United. It allows him to move to Schalke for nothing, and has seen Liverpool complete a deal. They now have defensive cover, and that is key.

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