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Report: Adrian close to extending Liverpool stay

Liverpool goalkeeper Adrian is close to agreeing on a new contract with the Merseysiders, according to Daily Mail.

The publication are claiming that youngster Caoimhin Kelleher is set to go out on loan this summer.

Adrian lost his place as the club’s number two back in December when Jurgen Klopp gave the Irishman a run of games. However, the £50k-p/w Spaniard returned to keep a clean sheet in the win away at Sheffield United.

The former West Ham man has enjoyed a mixed time with Liverpool. He proved heroic in the UEFA Super Cup triumph, however, was at fault during the stunning defeat to Atletico Madrid in the Champions League,

Loris Karius, who spent last season on loan at Union Berlin, is wanted by Stuttgart. The 27-year-old has no long term future at Anfield, according to Liverpool Echo.

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TBR View: Adrian contract extension a bad move from Liverpool

Over the course of the Spaniard’s two seasons with Liverpool, one thing had become apparent. Adrian isn’t good enough to play for Liverpool.

Whether that is as a backup or as a number one, the 34-year-old has proven to be a liability.

His Liverpool career has been littered with errors.

As of October last year, the shot-stopper had made five errors leading to goals in 21 games. That’s as many as Alisson made in 92 appearances.

His poorest performances for the Reds came in the Champions League defeat to Atletico Madrid. He twice gifted Marcos Llorente goals from long range.

Meanwhile, Kelleher has been nothing but solid in all of his Liverpool appearances. He was lavished with praise by former Tottenham man Stephen Kelly, who claimed the Irishman should be the number two keeper.

Handing the ace a contract extension proves a baffling move. Meanwhile, loaning out the talented Kelleher proves just as confusing.

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