Sport Liverpool have no intentions of signing Jack Butland

17:56  14 march  2018
17:56  14 march  2018 Source:   readsport.co

Liverpool confident about £40m Butland deal

  Liverpool confident about £40m Butland deal Liverpool are reportedly confident that they will secure the services of Jack Butland this summer. The Mirror report that Liverpool are closing in on a £40 million deal with Jurgen Klopp thought to be the deciding factor in the player’s mind. The Stoke City goalkeeper has been heavily linked with a move to both Arsenal and Liverpool in recent weeks, but the player has his heart set on an Anfield switch. Working alongside Klopp is reportedly something that interests Butland, something that helped the Reds beat Manchester City to the signature of Virgil van Dijk too. A £40 million deal would see Butland become the world’s most expensive goalkeeper, surpassing the £37 million that Manchester City spent on Ederson last summer. Loris Karius has impressed since becoming Liverpool’s number one, but Klopp is still expected to look for a new number one this summer. Roma’s Allison has also been linked with a switch to Anfield, but the Brazilian is also attracting interest from Chelsea and Manchester United.

Liverpool are not pursuing Stoke City and England goalkeeper Jack Butland , although the Reds have been linked with him for a £40m move, according to The Liverpool Echo. Would you like Liverpool to sign Jack Butland ?

LIVERPOOL NEWS : LIVERPOOL TO SIGN JACK BUTLAND TO WIN PREMIER LEAGUELiverpool News Channel. The Reds continue to be linked with reinforcements between the sticks, but their manager insists he has no intention of buying in the winter window Jurgen

Liverpool are not pursuing Stoke City and England goalkeeper Jack Butland, although the Reds have been linked with him for a £40m move, according to The Liverpool Echo.

Liverpool’s goalkeeping situation has been a hot topic this season, with Simon Mignolet and Loris Karius alternating for most of the campaign, until recentlyas Jurgen Klopp has stuck with Karius, who has stepped up in recent weeks.

However, with Mignolet not wanting to stay at Anfield and be second choice to the 24-year-old, it is believed that Klopp will be aiming to try and sign a goalkeeper for next season, one worthy of challenging Karius.

Stoke City 0 Manchester City 2: David Silva inspires routine win in Aguero's absence

  Stoke City 0 Manchester City 2: David Silva inspires routine win in Aguero's absence Manchester City restored their 16-point lead at the Premier League summit thanks to a David Silva-inspired 2-0 win at Stoke City on Monday.Pep Guardiola was unable to select Aguero due to a knee injury, but the Argentina star's absence was hardly noticed as City edged a little closer to the Premier League title, with Silva stealing the show.

LIVERPOOL target Jack Butland has shut down reports suggesting he has handed in a transfer request at Stoke. That has led to strong speculation Klopp could make signing a new first-choice goalkeeper his No 1 priority going into the summer transfer market.

Liverpool advised to move for Stoke goalkeeper Jack Butland . Metro Sport ReporterMonday 4 Jun 2018 12:02 pm. Share this article via facebook Share this article via twitter Share this article via google Share this article via whatsapp. Share this with.

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Karius has been first choice goalkeeper and has played every league and Champions League game since the magnificent 4-3 win over Manchester City, of which the Reds have only lost twice out of 11, against Swansea City and Manchester United.

He has also made crucial saves in recent vital wins against West Ham United and Newcastle United, such as the save from Marko Arnautovic’s attempted chip and Mohamed Diame’s magnificent shot.

Liverpool remain third in the Premier League and in the hat for the quarter final draw of the Champions League, with Karius being an influential part of those achievements.

Whether Liverpool decide to go for a new ‘keeper remains to be seen but if they do, they won’t be going after Butland.

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Matip reveals what he needs to do to improve .
Joel Matip feels that he needs to be contributing more on the goalscoring front for Liverpool, something that he aims to improve for next season. The Cameroon international has been competing with Dejan Lovren for a place in the starting 11 alongside record signing Virgil van Dijk this season. Matip has made 21 Premier League appearances in the current campaign, including their previous match, a 5-0 victory over Watford, which came with a sixth clean sheet in the previous nine games. The 26-year-old has scored one goal this season, and that is where the problem lies for Matip. Although being a defender, and having the duty to keep the goals out, he believes he should be contributing to the team down at the other end more often. Speaking to the club’s official website, Matip said; “I hope that a few more will follow as I am not happy with my goal return.” “I am a defender, I know, but I think to myself that I could score more goals for Liverpool than I already did.” “Maybe sometimes I need a little bit of luck, maybe sometimes I have to do something different when I go forward. I’m not desperate about it. I’m still positive and I hope my next goal is not too far away.” This isn’t such an unrealistic goal for the former Schalke defender, as he notched 23 times in all competitions for the Gelsenkirchen club, and has been reduced to just the two in his Liverpool career.

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