Jurgen Klopp told Thibaut Courtois still better than new Liverpool FC signing

Mae Harvey
August 4, 2018

Alisson had been the number one goalkeeper in both standing and number for Roma last season but now at Liverpool Loris Karius holds the no. 1 jersey.

Liverpool were hoping to recoup somewhere in the region of £26m for Divock Origi, who has been deemed surplus to requirements by Jurgen Klopp, but after a lack of interest from potential suitors, they have dropped that asking price.

Jurgen Klopp's side suffered defeat to Real Madrid in the Champions League final and two unfortunate blunders from the German goalkeeper played a huge part in defeat.

The Brazilian rejoined the Reds squad in France this week, after his involvement in this summer's World Cup.

"Pre-season is hard so I think you do need to get four or maybe five, six, seven days away preparing".

The news comes after reports claimed Alisson had decided not to take the number one jersey at Liverpool out of respect for Karius, whom he was brought in to replace as the starting goalkeeper.

Grujic spent the second half of last season on loan at Cardiff in the Championship and Warnock was confident about re-signing the 22-year-old again on a temporary deal.

"Each player in the world needs training and time to adapt to his teammates".

Liverpool play their final pre-season friendly against Torino on August 7, five days before hosting West Ham in their Premier League opener. He obviously has a real presence, he's smart, he's very nice and it's good to have him around.

"As much as everyone was busy, they still put a lot in on the training pitch and Jürgen still did his bit", the former striker said. "It's only positive, even the performance in training - which is not too important in the beginning - are already exceptional, so all good".

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