Liverpool defender predicts where the Reds will finish this season

Joel Matip is certain that Liverpool will finish in the top four under Jurgen Klopp this season

Joel Matip says he is positive that Liverpool will finish in the top four this season.

Jurgen Klopp has been tasked with steering the Reds back into the Champions League after the Merseyside outfit ended up in eighth place last season under the German coach.

Liverpool look set for a battle to secure Champions League qualification, with the Reds currently fifth in the table as the bid to break back into the top four.

With the Reds currently out of all cup competitions, Liverpool are now fully focused on the Premier League and ending the season as strongly as possible under Klopp.

And Matip is certain that Liverpool have what it takes to finish in the top four.

Speaking to Liverpool’s website, Matip said: “I think we have the quality to go there and be on a good way.

“If we show our quality, I’m positive we will do this [finish in the top four].”

Liverpool, who reached the EFL Cup and Europa League finals last term, are currently gearing up for their crunch Premier League clash against Leicester City at the King Power Stadium on Monday night.

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