- Joel Matip set to be offered a new deal at Liverpool after impressive showing
- The 28-year-old has cemented his place in Jurgen Klopp's starting line up
- Matip has one more year in his current contract with the European champions
Joel Matip is understood to be ready to sign a contract extension with Liverpool after the clause in his present deal was triggered.
The 28-year-old who joined the Reds from Schalke for free in 2016, signed a four-year deal with the Merseyside club.
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And the Anfield giants are understood to have made a move to hand the Cameroon international a new contract after posting eye-catching performances with Virgil Van Dijk at center-back
According to Athletic, Matip will commit his future with the European champions until at least the summer of 2021.
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Matip's current deal is set to expire at the season as Liverpool are looking to secure his future owing to his current form with the Merseyside club.
The Cameroonian has played in every Premier League game this season after cementing his place in Jurgen Klopp's starting XI.
Meanwhile, Legit.ng had earlier reported that Nicolas Pepe has left his international teammates after reports coming from Ivory Coast's FA that the Arsenal star is injured.
The 24-year-old was on parade when the Gunners played out a 2-2 draw with north London neighbours Tottenham before joining the Elephants in France.
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