Liverpool to announce first summer signing on Monday – report

Liverpool are reportedly on the verge of announcing a deal to sign Joel Matip from Schalke on a free transfer

Transfer Agent
By    

Liverpool are set to secure the signing of Joel Matip from Schalke this summer after agreeing a deal to sign the defender, according to reports.

The Reds have been linked with a host of players in recent weeks as Jurgen Klopp looks to strengthen his side ahead of his first full season in charge of the Merseyside outfit.

Matip, 24, has been touted as a possible target for the Merseyside outfit in recent weeks as Klopp aims to bolster his defensive options at Anfield.

And now, Sky Sports is reporting that the Reds are on the verge of announcing a deal to sign Matip from Schalke in the summer.

The report states that German club Schalke will announce the details of the free transfer on Monday afternoon.

MORE: The latest Liverpool news and views

MORE: The latest Liverpool player tweets

Cameroon international Matip came through the youth system at Schalke and has made 27 appearances for his national side.

Liverpool returned to winning ways in the Premier League with a thumping 6-0 win at basement club Aston Villa on Sunday afternoon.

MORE: Top 20 Nigerian players in Premier League: Arsenal, Chelsea, Liverpool stars feature

MORE: The 15 best African players to have worn the Arsenal shirt

MORE: Do you know the top Muslim footballers in the Premier League?

MORE: Back to The Sport Review homepage

MORE: Man United latest news

MORE: Arsenal latest news

MORE: Chelsea latest news

MORE: Liverpool latest news

Slideshow
The Sport Review
The 13 best African players to have worn the Liverpool FC shirt
Slideshow
The Sport Review
Top 25 most stylish footballers: Arsenal, Man Utd, Chelsea and Liverpool stars feature
The Sport Review
Arsenal WAGs 2017: Meet Granit Xhaka, Shkodran Mustafi and Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain’s wives and girlfriends
The Sport Review
12 young Arsenal players who fans should get excited about
The Sport Review
Top 25 Muslim football players in Premier League: Arsenal, Liverpool, Man United and Chelsea stars feature
The Sport Review
Top 26 Christian footballers: Arsenal, Chelsea, Liverpool and Man Utd players feature
The Sport Review
Roberto Firmino: 25 photos of the Liverpool forward’s stunning wife
The Sport Review
Man United WAGs: Meet Ander Herrera, Juan Mata and David De Gea’s girlfriends
The Sport Review
Dubai 2017: Roger Federer races past Benoit Paire to spearhead a day of golden oldies
The Sport Review
Eden Hazard warns Chelsea’s rivals: We know how to win the title
The Sport Review
Jose Mourinho sends warning to Chelsea boss Antonio Conte