Jurgen Klopp defends under fire Loris Karius

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Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp accepts goalkeeper Loris Karius is going to be regularly scrutinised and criticised until he puts together a string of good performances.

The 25-year-old spilled Oliver Norburn's free kick into the path of Jonny Smith, allowing the winger to pull the first of two goals back for the hosts.

Karius was badly at fault for two of the goals conceded by the Reds against the Spanish side during their 3-1 defeat by Real Madrid in Kiev back in May.


"Two brilliant footballers make this mistake, but we don't talk about it".

"Yeah, it will probably happen for a while until he has a few fantastic games, that is how the situation is", said Klopp. Our job is to perform and you do what you do and that is part of the deal.

'I saw this situation 500 times in my life the ball hits his chest but what can you do'. None of the three, it should be said, have convinced that they can be Liverpool's goalkeeper for the long term.


"You all can stop them immediately".

It appears that one of the Tranmere players wasn't too impressed with Karius' howler, and he showed him little sympathy.

As it stands, however, it really doesn't seem like the German fancies any of the 'keepers on the market and as we all know, he's not one to spend for the sake of it but would rather wait for the right man to become available. We play the games, we have the training sessions, they are nice fellas so it's nice to have them around and then let's see how it fits at the end.

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