Liverpool defender Joel Matip faces up to six weeks out after suffering a fractured collarbone. The 27-year-old sustained the injury in the closing moments of Tuesday night’s 1-0 Champions League victory over Napoli and will now undergo surgery.
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Matip had started the Reds’ last three matches but is now set to sit out the whole festive programme, joining Joe Gomez and Trent Alexander-Arnold in the treatment room.
He landed awkwardly following an aerial challenge as Liverpool secured a place in the last 16.
An update from the Reds said: “Matip was taken to hospital following the fixture and further assessment deemed an operation is required.
“Early indications suggest the centre-back is facing a spell of up to six weeks out of action, though that is dependent on how Matip responds to his treatment and rehabilitation programmes.”Copyright © 2020 Completesports.com All rights reserved. The information contained in Completesports.com may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed without the prior written authority of Completesports.com. How I make $10,000 monthly in Online SALES? apply the *Social Media Marketing Strategy* and watch your account balance swell. Buy eBook NOW!!!