Liverpool fans delighted with ‘£25m defender’ Joel Matip’s promising Premier League debut

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Has the Cameroonian cemented himself a spot in Liverpool’s side…?

Potentially, with Mamadou Sakho available for loan. Joel Matip made his first Premier League start today, having impressed versus Burton Albion in the EFL Cup last time out.

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The 25-year-old endured a shaky start but was promising here on in, looking assured with the ball at his feet and hitting the bar from a corner, too.

Dejan Lovren was Man of the Match alongside the former Schalke man, which suggests the pair could form a formidable partnership at the heart of Liverpool’s defence.

Here’s hoping, anyway.

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