By Beng Emmanuel
Sports writer, www.kick442.com-Cameroon
28-year-old Center back, Joel Matip has signed a new deal with Liverpool that will keep him at Anfield till 2024.
Matip joined Liverpool in 2016 from Germany and his contract was due to expire in 2020.
The former Schalke 04 defender helped Liverpool clinch the UEFA Champions League and Super Cup last season. He was also instrumental as Liverpool finished second in the English Premier League behind title rivals, Manchester City.
Joel Matip was voted PFA Premier League player for the month of September and won man of the match as Liverpool beat Chelsea 2-1 at Stamford Bridge.
However, he has not featured for the European Champions in their previous fixtures due to an injury sustained against Sheffield United.
Liverpool played without Matip against Red Bull Salzburg and Leicester City in the Champions League and Premier League respectively.
The defender could make his return as Liverpool travel to face Manchester United at Old Trafford.
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