Harsh: Liverpool fans want Joe Gomez straight back in the team in place of Joel Matip

Liverpool fans have taken to Twitter to state their desire to see the currently injured Joe Gomez come straight back into the starting XI ahead of Joel Matip.

Gomez was enjoying a stunning season alongside Virgil van Dijk, in which the former Charlton man was earning rave reviews left, right and centre, before his setback.

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The 21-year-old hasn’t played since the beginning of December after suffering a fractured leg away to Burnley, an injury that required surgery.

In his absence, Cameroonian international Joel Matip has come into the team and performed impressively, which will be sure to give Jurgen Klopp a selection headache upon Gomez’s return to full fitness.

Whilst the German may potentially be undecided on what to do regarding this situation, the Liverpool fans seem more sure of what they’d do if it was up to them.

Dropping Matip for Gomez almost instantly upon the latter’s return would be a real kick in the teeth for the former Schalke man, especially as he has been so good in the England international’s absence.

Plenty of Reds supporters on Twitter have voiced their support for the young Englishman, so let’s take a look at a few of the tweets…