Phil Thompson believes it would be logical for Liverpool to address their goalkeeping situation again during the summer transfer window.
The Liverpool legend is appreciative of Loris Karius’ notable improvement but still remains unconvinced that the German can serve as a long-term solution.
Karius has consolidated the no.1 spot since taking over from Simon Mignolet, and could have spelled the end of the Belgian’s Anfield career.
A vital role in Liverpool’s final push for a top-four finish and the Champions League final could be enough to see Karius retain his starting role at the beginning of next season.
“Let the lad enjoy his celebration time of getting to a Champions League final,” Thompson said on Gillette Soccer Saturday.
“He will probably [continue as number one next season]. Do I think that he should be changed? Probably.”
“But one thing you can’t deny him is that he’s been far better since the turn of the year, since (Virgil) Van Dijk’s been in.”
Karius has earned a lot of confidence among Reds in recent months, displaying a greater self-assurance and composure behind a much-improved defensive unit.
Excluding the odd moment of uncertainty, he has looked far more convincing coming off his line and defending crosses than he was during his first run in the team last season.
Despite his progress, Liverpool continue to be linked with Roma shot-stopper Alisson as rumours points towards Klopp yet again tending to his goalkeeping department.