London - Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has still to decide
whether recent signing Loris Karius or Simon Mignolet will be between the posts
for their match at home to Hull City on Saturday.
Karius, who joined for 4.7 million ($6.1 million dollars,
5.4 million euros) played in pre-season but then broke his hand and missed the
start of the new Premier League season.
That allowed Mignolet to retain his place but Karius, after
being on the bench for the past two league matches, he made his competitive
debut in the midweek EFL Cup win over Derby County.
Karius had little to do in a 3-0 win but Klopp refused to be
drawn on who his first-choice goalkeeper would be at the weekend.
"It is not the place to announce line-ups but of course
we have to think about it but in a positive way," Klopp told reporters on
"I was never a goalkeeper -- my father was so I am a
little bit experienced with goalkeepers -- but it is obviously a little bit
different to an outfield player as no-one asks whether he can start this day
and another player can start the next.
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"I am not sure I will make a final decision for the
next game but it doesn't mean we will go like this for the next five years.
"It is a decision at a very high level because I am
really happy with both of them but there is nothing to say about this here.
"Like always when I decide for the next game then it is
a decision for a player and not against another player -- you will have to wait
Daniel Sturridge, who missed the win at Derby, is also
waiting to see if he's involved.
"Daniel made something like a final test yesterday so
has had three days without training but should be in training today,"
"He has a few issues after the game (at Chelsea on
Friday). Now we have another two days until Saturday and we will see who trains
all the time and is ready for the game. It (Sturridge's availability) depends
on the training.
"Adam (Lallana) and Gini (Wijnaldum) were not in the
(Derby) squad but will be ready."For
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