Goal-ma­chine Salah tar­gets sil­ver­ware not per­sonal glory

Irish Examiner - Sport - - SOCCER -

Premier League Salah is also only the third dif­fer­ent player in Liver­pool his­tory to score 40 or more goals in all com­pe­ti­tions in a sin­gle sea­son, af­ter Roger Hunt (1961-62) and Ian Rush (1983-84 and 1986-87). For all Liver­pool’s at­tack­ing joie de vivre in re­cent weeks Liver­pool goal­keeper Loris Kar­ius has qui­etly and ef­fi­ciently gone about his busi­ness be­tween the sticks.

The whis­pers in the cor­ri­dors of Mel­wood are that Bel­gian Si­mon Mig­no­let will move on to pas­tures new in the sum­mer given he has turned 30 and wants reg­u­lar first-team foot­ball. If Mig­no­let de­parts it will leave Jur­gen Klopp with some­thing of a goal­keep­ing dilemma.

Does he bring in a proven No. 1 to re­place Kar­ius as many fans clam­oured for ear­lier in the sea­son?

Does Klopp sign a young goal­keeper with the po­ten­tial to emerge as his first choice? Or will he look for an old hand who is happy to sit on the b e n c h b u t e x p e r i en c e d enough to cope with big games if re­quired?

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