Jurgen Klopp delivers latest update on injured Liverpool FC star

Jurgen Klopp delivers the latest news on Joel Matip's injury situation at Liverpool FC

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Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp Photo: New Balance

Jurgen Klopp has ruled Joel Matip out of Liverpool FC’s Champions League clash against Spartak Moscow on Wednesday due to a muscular injury.

The defender missed last weekend’s thumping victory over Brighton after picking up the problem during the win over Stoke City in the Premier League.

The 26-year-old has scored one goal in 13 Premier League appearances for the Merseyside outfit so far this season, and he has also made four Champions League appearances.

Klopp has now confirmed that Matip will definitely sit out Liverpool FC’s final Champions League group game at Anfield on Wednesday night, but refused to put a definite date on a possible return for the defender.

Klopp told Liverpool FC’s website: “He has hurt his muscle. I don’t know how long exactly he’ll be out, but he’s definitely not playing Wednesday.

“A month? No, I don’t think so. But as always, it’s possible. We have to wait.

“But it’s possible that it will be shorter. We will see.”

Liverpool FC take on Spartak Moscow at Anfield on Wednesday before turning their attentions back towards the Premier League and their crunch derby clash against Everton on Sunday afternoon.

The Reds are aiming to climb their way up the Premier League table and at least better their fourth-placed finish under Klopp last term.

Liverpool FC are yet to win a trophy under the German manager, following his appointment at Anfield in October 2015, despite reaching both the League Cup and Europa League finals under Klopp.

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