Schalke 04 in the official website officially announced the team defender Matip freedom after the end of the season to join Liverpool. The now 24-year-old Cameroon international's contract expires with the miners in the summer.
Schalke manager Black Stewart said in an interview, he said Matip wish to accept the new experience. Matip himself said: "I always said I would effect last season at Schalke, I want a new experience so I will not move inside in the Bundesliga, although the transfer decision was not easy, but. now it is a good time. "
Matip functional defender, midfielder can cameo career from Bochum and Schalke youth academy in 2009, Schalke played first team debut. During the effectiveness of Schalke, he played 181 times Matip scored 17 goals, the team won a German Cup and the German Super Cup.
Although born in Germany, but Matip in March 2010 declared the Cameroon national team, whose father was Cameroonian. Matip of Cameroon is currently 27 appearances, scored 1 goal.