Liverpool keeper Loris Karius hopes for a permanent move in January to finally end the nightmare
Loris Karius is hoping for a permanent move in January to finally end his Liverpool nightmare as he aims to ‘be under the bar every week’ after missing a transfer to Basel
- Liverpool goalkeeper Loris Karius banned from action with a shoulder injury
- The 28-year-old sustained the injury before the end of the transfer window
- Karius is focused on his rehabilitation as he hopes to return after the international break
- Karius entered the last year of his contract with the club and was able to leave for free
Liverpool goalkeeper Loris Karius has been out due to a shoulder injury sustained before the end of the transfer window.
The 28-year-old – who has fallen into the pecking order under manager Jurgen Klopp – has entered the final year of his contract with the club and could leave for free next summer.
However, it is said that Karius is focused on his rehabilitation as he hopes to be able to train again after the international break. After returning to full fitness, Karius will begin discussions about his future as he seeks to end his nightmare in Liverpool.
Liverpool goalkeeper Loris Karius (above) banned from action with a shoulder injury
Speak with BILD Speaking about the condition of his injury, Karius said: “I’ve been out for about six weeks and I’ll try to get back into training after the international break and get back into top form.
He added: ‘We will see what will happen in the winter. My goal is to be below the bar every week. And we’ll see where that is.
‘There were a few clubs in the photo’ [in the summer], but that never got off the ground for various reasons.’
Karius has not played for Liverpool since 2018, following that disastrous Champions League appearance against Real Madrid.
The 28-year-old has fallen down the pecking order under manager Jurgen Klopp (left) – with Alisson (right), Caoimhin Kelleher and Adrian all selected above him
Karius has not made a competitive appearance for Liverpool since that disastrous Champions League appearance against Real Madrid in 2018 (above)
Karius had a nightmarish game against Real three years ago when he gave Karim Benzema an opening goal in the Champions League final.
He also made a meal of an ambitious long-range attack from Gareth Bale to take the game further.
Karius burst into tears after the game and apologized to the Liverpool fans who had traveled to Kiev.
Karius was quickly replaced by Allisson, who helped Liverpool win the 2019-2020 Premier League title, the FIFA Club World Cup and the European Cup.
As a result, Karius was loaned to Union Berlin. He was then reportedly linked with a move to Basel, but a deal never materialized.
Karius burst into tears after the final whistle and apologized to Liverpool fans after gifting Karim Benzema an opening goal and making a meal of Gareth Bale’s shot
However, Liverpool goalkeeping coach John Achterberg (above) has said the club has never blamed Karius for the fatal Champions League mistakes
Liverpool goalkeeper coach John Achterberg has said the club has never blamed Karius for the fatal Champions League mistakes.
In conversation with AD via Sport Witness, Achterberg said: ‘You hope that your keepers make as few mistakes as possible.
‘Karius makes a mistake in the final against Real Madrid? You win together and you lose together. It can make or break a career, but I can’t say anything negative about him.
“No, not even in my book. Like I said, it’s not that kind of book. People should buy other books for that.
‘In my book, Klopp talks about how we work together. And what it’s like to work every day at perhaps the biggest club in the world.’