Former Liverpool captain and current Glasgow Rangers boss Steven Gerrard has been discussing the dilemma Jurgen Klopp faces over the future of Reds goalkeeper Loris Karius.
Liverpool were widely expected to sign a new number one this summer, after the young German ‘keepers horrific mistakes in the Anfield outfit’s 3-1 Champions League final defeat to Real Madrid last May.
However, Jurgen Klopp now seems to be considering giving Karius another chance, with the clubs medical staff convinced his errors in Kiev were due to a concussion he suffered in a clash with evil genius, Sergio Ramos.
Liverpool legend Gerrard has admitted that Klopp now faces a tricky situation in terms of how he handles the heavily criticised ‘keeper.
“Karius, to be fair to him, was getting stronger and stronger as the season went on,” Gerrard told the Press Association.
“I think the key is does Jurgen think he has the mental strength to bounce back?
“Is he capable of parking that up, moving on and drawing from the experience?
“If Jurgen doesn’t think he is capable of bouncing back from that of course he will have to go into the market and get another goalkeeper but Jurgen knows him better than me.
“The easy thing to do is put a cross through his name and bin him but you have to remember he took Liverpool to the Champions League final.
“He is young so we don’t want to bin a good goalkeeper because he does have the potential to be very good.”