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Liverpool defender Joel Matip out for the season with foot injury

Matip came off injured during Liverpool’s 0-0 draw at Everton.

Matip: will not feature again this season.
Matip: will not feature again this season.
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LIVERPOOL DEFENDER JOEL Matip has been ruled out for the rest of the season with a foot injury.

The 28-year-old was hurt in the newly-crowned champions’ goalless draw at Everton on 21 June, their first match after the Premier League resumption.

Matip was absent as the Reds thrashed Crystal Palace 4-0 last week and he is now set to miss their remaining seven games.

Matip told the club’s 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.”

Liverpool face Manchester City at the Etihad Stadium on Thursday in their first match since the title was secured.

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