Sky Sports pundit wants LFC to sign this player to win the title

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There was a point when the ‘Liverpool need a new goalkeeper’ rhetoric has legs.

Simon Mignolet had proven himself to be not good enough over a number of years, and Loris Karius had failed his various auditions.

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However, since the German won his place in the side in January, he’s been pretty much faultless.

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But in the media, ex-players are still judging Karius as a poor keeper based on 2017 and beforehand rather than his recent form.

Since Virgil van Dijk joined, Karius has been a different keeper and as a result, Liverpool have dropped interest in an big-name no.1s for the summer.

Still, Ian Wright thinks Jan Oblak would be the idea addition.

“I think if Liverpool are definitely going to challenge City, that’s the position [they need to strengthen]” Wright told Sky Sports show The Debate, cited in the Star.

“I would get that keeper, Oblak-kind of like stature.

“That top keeper that can win you games with saves.”

Oblak’s incredible, but we’re not sure it’s a realistic potential deal.

Atletico Madrid won’t want to sell and it would require nearer £100m to tempt them.

If Karius continues impressing until the end of this season, we’re backing him to be our long-term option between the sticks.

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