Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp to keep faith with Simon Mignolet and Loris Karius
By Sky Sports News HQ
Last Updated: 19/04/17 6:44pm
Simon Mignolet and Loris Karius will battle it out for the Liverpool's goalkeeper jersey next season, Sky Sports News HQ understands.
The Reds have been linked with a number of replacements for Mignolet and Karius, including Manchester City's Joe Hart, presently on loan at Torino, as well as Crystal Palace's France international Steve Mandanda.
But it is understood Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp is not looking to recruit a 'keeper in the forthcoming summer transfer window and is instead content for Karius to try to wrestle the No 1 jersey from his more experienced team-mate.
Mignolet has been in commanding form in 2017, starring in Liverpool's first victory at West Brom since 2011 on Sunday.
Karius joined Liverpool in May last year from Bundesliga side Mainz for £4.7m. He replaced Mignolet in September only to be dropped in December after costly mistakes against Bournemouth and West Ham, with Klopp explaining he wanted to take the young player "out of the firing line".
The pair could also face further competition from Danny Ward, who has impressed on loan at Huddersfield this season.
Ward has played 41 times for the Terriers as they look to secure promotion to the Premier League but could push for a place in Klopp's plans if he is given the opportunity to impress next campaign.
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