Mignolet completes £6.4m Liverpool exit

Liverpool goalkeeper Simon Mignolet has completed a £6.4m move to Club Brugge.

The Belgian international has been keen to leave Anfield this summer in search of first-team opportunities, having spent the majority of the past two seasons as a back-up ‘keeper, firstly to Loris Karius and then to £68 million man, Alisson.

The 31-year-old made just two appearances for the club last season and has now returned to his homeland, with Club Brugge having announced his arrival.

According to the Guardian, Club Brugge have agreed to pay an initial fee of £6.4m, potentially rising to £8.2m with add-ons, with the player signing a five-year deal.

Mignolet has been with Liverpool since joining from Sunderland in 2013, making 204 appearances for the club.

Having enjoyed a quiet transfer window so far, Liverpool will now enter the market and attempt to sign an experienced replacement before Thursday’s deadline, with former West Ham keeper Adrian thought to be the front runner.

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