Midfielder Thiago Alcantara and defender Joel Matip are set to leave Liverpool at the end of the season, the club has confirmed.

Thiago who is 33 years old is a former player of the Spain national team, joined Liverpool from Buyern Munich in 2020 and he has made 98 appearances during his time with the reds.  He was able to win different titles like champions league and English premier league title.

Matip who is 32 years old is former Cameroon national team player, has played 201 matches and he has scored 11 goals since his arrival at Anfield from Germany’s side Schalke 04 in 2016. He was able to win champions league, English premier league cup and other title.

“It has been eight wonderful years here in Liverpool,  I was allowed to be part of an exciting history with a great coach and astonishing team in an extraordinary club. We have achieved great titles and have the best fans in the world,” Matip said.

On  the other hand, Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp noted that Matip is one of the most loved players

“In all the years that I have been involved in football, I am not sure I have come across too many players who are more loved than Joel Matip. I’m not even sure it would be possible to say anything bad about him,” Klopp said.

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