Klopp open to selling Liverpool duo following world-record move

Shai Khullar
31st July 2018
Liverpool FC

Liverpool goalkeepers and could both leave this summer.

The Reds signed Brazil Alisson from AS Roma for £66.9m - a world-record fee for a goalkeeper.

Both Mignolet and Karius' future at Liverpool has remained uncertain following a poor campaign that highlighted the Reds' need for reinforcements.

And according to The Telegraph's John Percy, Jurgen Klopp is ready to shake up his goalkeeping options by allowing both shot-stoppers to leave Liverpool before the transfer window closes.

Klopp is ‘open' to selling the duo following the arrival of Alisson and could boldly promote youth goalkeepers and - both who have impressed the boss in pre-season.

Bundesliga club Bayer Leverkusen are believed to be interested in Karius, having sold goalkeeper Bernd Leno to earlier this summer.

The report continues stating there are reservations within the club over Karius' mental health, following a disastrous and error-filled final against .

Despite Karius being later diagnosed with concussion during the final, Percy says, “there remain doubts over whether he can recover from the showpiece in Kiev”.

Simon Mignolet

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Mignolet, meanwhile, is extremely likely to leave Anfield. Besiktas are believed to be interested in the Belgian, whilst Sky Sports have reinforced speculation from the Spanish media that could make a surprise move.

A transfer to the Spanish giants would no doubt be as cover for Marc-Andre ter Stegen, however the 30-year-old is understood to be in search of first team football, having lost his place as Liverpool's number 1.

Meanwhile, Liverpool are set to announce that Welsh youngster is to join on a season-long deal, having completed a medical on Tuesday.

were also interested in Liverpool's youngest ever goalscorer, however Klopp is believed to have edged him towards Sheffield, believing he will receive more game time.

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