Jurgen Klopp wants to replace Simon Mignolet at Liverpool, says Bruce Grobbelaar
Last Updated: 25/11/15 3:47pm
Jurgen Klopp wants to replace Simon Mignolet at Liverpool, according to former goalkeeper Bruce Grobbelaar.
Grobbelaar, who made 440 league appearances in 13 years at Anfield, does not believe Mignolet is of a good enough standard to play for Liverpool and says he has a better goalkeeper at Ottawa Fury, where he is currently a coach.
"I've had my criticism of Mignolet for two or three years, I even got pulled in and asked not to criticise him so openly," Grobbelaar told talkSPORT.
"I've said that he is a goalkeeper who is a great shot stopper, but he is not the overall package. The overall package is good with your feet and coming out and commanding your area.
"I've got a goalkeeper in Canada, a 24-year-old, who does this better than Mignolet does and is just as good of a shot stopper. He is more of a package than Mignolet is.
"I think he is looking at it [buying a replacement for Mignolet]. There are a couple of goalkeepers in the German league that he is looking at so I can see that might be one of his first signings."
Mignolet signed for Liverpool from Sunderland in 2013 for a fee of £9m, and he has made 111 appearances for the club.