Joel Matip on his Liverpool move: Defender reveals the secret to settling at Anfield
The defender signed for Liverpool on a free from Schalke in the summer.
He missed the first few weeks with an injury but has already turned into an important player for Jurgen Klopp's side.
The 25-year-old has made 10 Premier League appearances and helped the Reds move towards the top of the table.
“Why did I settle so quickly? My team-mates helped me from the first day I was here. That support meant I could play my game," he told the Liverpool Echo.
“There are a lot of nice guys in the squad. We laugh a lot and hopefully we will achieve a lot.
“I’m also playing for a great coach who... read more
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