Schalke added in their statement: „Joel Matip has agreed to join Liverpool at the end of the season, and will not extend his contract at Schalke. The central defender will sign a new deal at the Premier League club.“
Matip, who can operate as a midfielder as well as at centre-back and has 27 Cameroon caps, came through Schalke’s youth set-up.
Magista Onda UK He made his Bundesliga debut at the age of 18, scoring in a 1-1 draw with Bayern Munich in November 2009, and has over 200 senior club appearances to his name.
magistaX NIKE UK Matip said: „I have always said I would say goodbye to Schalke for only one reason: to get acquainted with something completely new.
„Therefore, a change within the Bundesliga never came into consideration for me.
Magista Obra White UK „Although my decision is definitely not easy, I am convinced that now is the right time to take this step.“
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Football boots sale UK „I was always proud to play for this great club and I will do everything possible in the coming months to get the most out of this season. I owe the fans and the team.“