January signing Virgil van Dijk, claiming that the Dutchman is 'a complete defender', who can help resolve the Reds' problems at the back. The 26-year-old had a dream start to his career at Anfield, scoring the winner in their 2-1 win over Everton in the third round of the FA Cup.
in January in a bid to strengthen themselves at the back after struggling to strike a balance between attack and defence. The former Celtic man has since gone a long way in alleviating their problems at the back, despite giving away a penalty in their 2-2 draw with Tottenham last weekend.
Matip is convinced that his addition has made Liverpool better and that his physicality and ability on the ball makes him the perfect match for a Jurgen Klopp side which thrives on their attacking prowess. He is also well spoken and a team man whose addition means that even if a few players are unavailable at the back, there will be no drop in quality.