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Welcome (back) to Liverpool, Joel Matip!
« on: July 1, 2016, 09:20:05 AM »
On the official now!

Welcome!

Joel Matip completes Liverpool transfer


Joel Matip has today officially been registered as a Liverpool player, finalising his transfer to the club.


The centre-back's long-term contract with the Reds has begun following the conclusion of his previous deal with Bundesliga side FC Schalke.

Matip will take part in the start of pre-season training with his new teammates at Melwood on Saturday, when Jürgen Klopp's side begin preparations for the 2016-17 campaign.
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Re: Welcome to Liverpool, Joel Matip!
« Reply #1 on: July 1, 2016, 09:22:52 AM »
Welcome! Shrewd bit of business this one.

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Re: Welcome to Liverpool, Joel Matip!
« Reply #3 on: July 1, 2016, 09:30:43 AM »
Happy with this, under the radar and on a free - get in.

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Re: Welcome to Liverpool, Joel Matip!
« Reply #4 on: July 1, 2016, 09:30:59 AM »
Where's the lean if it's official?

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Re: Welcome to Liverpool, Joel Matip!
« Reply #5 on: July 1, 2016, 09:37:45 AM »
Klopp u beauty, this guy reminds me of hypia with modern day
top player atleticism, Klopp great business and thanks for makeing
me dare to dream this summer  :)

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Re: Welcome to Liverpool, Joel Matip!
« Reply #6 on: July 1, 2016, 09:43:32 AM »
Good buy. Looking forward to see how he gels with Lovren.
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Re: Welcome to Liverpool, Joel Matip!
« Reply #7 on: July 1, 2016, 10:03:45 AM »
He has the right blend of attributes for a quality cb and has been consistently good at Schalke for years despite being young.
I'm very happy with this signing,welcome Joel!  :wave

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Re: Welcome to Liverpool, Joel Matip!
« Reply #8 on: July 1, 2016, 10:06:33 AM »
hes a fantastic defender

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Re: Welcome to Liverpool, Joel Matip!
« Reply #9 on: July 1, 2016, 10:06:33 AM »
Welcome to Liverpool FC Joel Matip  :scarf  He will be a great defender for us, he has all the attributes to succeed to the English Premier League.  :)

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Re: Welcome to Liverpool, Joel Matip!
« Reply #10 on: July 1, 2016, 10:06:34 AM »
Klopp u beauty, this guy reminds me of hypia with modern day
top player atleticism, Klopp great business and thanks for makeing
me dare to dream this summer  :)


He reminds me far more of Daniel Agger than Sami Hyypia mate.

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Re: Welcome to Liverpool, Joel Matip!
« Reply #11 on: July 1, 2016, 10:07:06 AM »
This is a real good buy. He has to be more aggressive in defence than he has been with Schalke. But, boy does this guy have all the capabilities. Also, tons of experience. Such kinds of readymade defenders are rare, and to get him on free, is brilliant.
Hope now, Klopp can get him settled in soon.

Good at headers, as well.
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Re: Welcome to Liverpool, Joel Matip!
« Reply #12 on: July 1, 2016, 10:09:00 AM »
Happy days.
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I'll be shocked if it's anyone other Etoo. Etoo or no-one. Simples.

In fact, I'll do you all a favor and ban myself from the January transfer window forum if we get anyone other than Etoo.

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Re: Welcome to Liverpool, Joel Matip!
« Reply #13 on: July 1, 2016, 10:26:05 AM »
Hopefully a Clyne-like slot into the defence, just doing the job at a top level every week.
If I were a linesman, I would execute defenders who applauded my offsides.

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Re: Welcome to Liverpool, Joel Matip!
« Reply #14 on: July 1, 2016, 10:28:51 AM »
Welcome Joel! Looking forward to seeing a good lean.

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Re: Welcome to Liverpool, Joel Matip!
« Reply #15 on: July 1, 2016, 10:32:40 AM »
Apparently he`s even taller than Hyypia. Hopefully he`ll be as dominant in the air as Sami.

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Re: Welcome to Liverpool, Joel Matip!
« Reply #16 on: July 1, 2016, 10:45:14 AM »
Didn't see this one coming.

Hopefully he can slot right into defence but I know it can take a while for that position.

Welcome Joel!

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Re: Welcome to Liverpool, Joel Matip!
« Reply #17 on: July 1, 2016, 10:45:14 AM »
Will wear number 32.

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Re: Welcome to Liverpool, Joel Matip!
« Reply #18 on: July 1, 2016, 10:45:31 AM »
Quality player. And yet to turn 25. Great signing.

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Re: Welcome to Liverpool, Joel Matip!
« Reply #19 on: July 1, 2016, 10:54:08 AM »
Welcome Joel! Looking forward to seeing a good lean.

Welcome Joel, sounds like a good deal and, yes, more quality leaning is required  :)

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Re: Welcome to Liverpool, Joel Matip!
« Reply #20 on: July 1, 2016, 10:55:39 AM »
Lean?

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Re: Welcome to Liverpool, Joel Matip!
« Reply #21 on: July 1, 2016, 10:56:07 AM »
Can't back him before I've seen his lean honestly.
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Re: Welcome to Liverpool, Joel Matip!
« Reply #22 on: July 1, 2016, 11:07:37 AM »
Lean?

 Are you confused as to what a lean is?

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Re: Welcome to Liverpool, Joel Matip!
« Reply #23 on: July 1, 2016, 11:20:07 AM »
Really like the business we're doing this summer, we lacked a bit physically and Matip, along with Mane and Grujic, goes a long way to rectifying that.
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Re: Welcome to Liverpool, Joel Matip!
« Reply #24 on: July 1, 2016, 11:32:38 AM »
I can't believe we got one of the best defenders in the Bundesliga on a free transfer. I'm a big fan of the Sakho/Lovren partnership, but surely Matip will be pushing for a regular spot straight away.

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Re: Welcome to Liverpool, Joel Matip!
« Reply #25 on: July 1, 2016, 11:32:57 AM »
fantastic.
welcome aboard
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Re: Welcome to Liverpool, Joel Matip!
« Reply #26 on: July 1, 2016, 11:34:27 AM »
Surprised at how little hype theres been about this, the German's seem to love him. Schalke fans think he's boss and feared losing him to Bayern, Kicker rating him that high in their ratings thing. Skrtel out and Matip in is brilliant, brilliant news.

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Re: Welcome to Liverpool, Joel Matip!
« Reply #27 on: July 1, 2016, 11:38:17 AM »
Also only one week until our first preseason match v Tranmere..

Get ready Joel.
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Re: Welcome to Liverpool, Joel Matip!
« Reply #28 on: July 1, 2016, 11:42:29 AM »
According to Dave Hendrick from Anfield Index he is average. I guess we will have to wait and see.
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Re: Welcome to Liverpool, Joel Matip!
« Reply #29 on: July 1, 2016, 11:43:37 AM »
Are you confused as to what a lean is?

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Re: Welcome to Liverpool, Joel Matip!
« Reply #30 on: July 1, 2016, 11:44:29 AM »
Welcome lad!
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Re: Welcome to Liverpool, Joel Matip!
« Reply #31 on: July 1, 2016, 11:45:51 AM »
Welcome to the club mate, i'm sure you will be a huge success.

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Re: Welcome to Liverpool, Joel Matip!
« Reply #32 on: July 1, 2016, 11:55:13 AM »
Welcome Matip~~~
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Re: Welcome to Liverpool, Joel Matip!
« Reply #33 on: July 1, 2016, 12:09:44 PM »
Welcome Joel, always loved that name!

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Re: Welcome to Liverpool, Joel Matip!
« Reply #34 on: July 1, 2016, 12:10:24 PM »
Good luck Joel, hope you have many years of success here

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Re: Welcome to Liverpool, Joel Matip!
« Reply #35 on: July 1, 2016, 12:25:11 PM »
Where is the lean?  8) 8)

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Re: Welcome to Liverpool, Joel Matip!
« Reply #36 on: July 1, 2016, 12:26:26 PM »
Welcome and good luck ;D

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Re: Welcome to Liverpool, Joel Matip!
« Reply #37 on: July 1, 2016, 12:26:50 PM »
According to Dave Hendrick from Anfield Index he is average. I guess we will have to wait and see.

Who on earth is Dave Hendrick?

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Re: Welcome to Liverpool, Joel Matip!
« Reply #38 on: July 1, 2016, 12:28:06 PM »
Welcome. YNWA

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Re: Welcome to Liverpool, Joel Matip!
« Reply #39 on: July 1, 2016, 12:48:02 PM »
Most Importantly... Any leans yet!?
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