Liverpool have opened talks with goalkeeper Kevin Kelleher about tying him as much as a new long-term contract, a report has claimed.
The 22-year-old moved to Anfield in 2015 entertaining a sporadic function last season, making 4 first-team appearances.
However whereas he has solely made 5 outings to date this season, they’ve taken on way more significance.
The Irish star in Liverpool’s 1-0 Champions League conflict over Ajax in December, making a shocking save to maintain a clear sheet and safe the Reds’ place within the last 16.
As such, the Irish Examiner claims that such actions have made tying him down a ‘precedence’ for membership bosses.
As well as, Anfield boss Jurgen Klopp considers Kelleher ‘central’ to his long-term plan, given his age and potential.
The Irish Examiner doesn’t specify the size of the new contract that Liverpool is offering, nor does the report point out the kind of salary the player will earn.
Nevertheless, the principle precedence for the time being is getting the keeper in keeping with Anfield’s stay.
Kelleher has 17 months left on his present deal and might search a new membership overseas subsequent January if his state of affairs stays unresolved.
Following on from his Champions League heroes, Kelleher instantly received his first start within the Premier League. He played within the 4-0 victory over Wolves, with 2,000 Liverpool followers cheering him at Anfield.
In the meantime, he made his second league look within the 1-0 loss to Brighton. Elsewhere, he played within the 1-1 draw with Midtjylland and the FA Cup victory over Aston Villa.
Carragher names Liverpool’s best signing
In the meantime, Jamie Carragher has chosen who he believes is Liverpool’s best signing of the Premier League period.
Three of Jurgen Klopp’s signatures make the five-man shortlist in the course of their canter for the membership’s first league title in 30 years.
Nevertheless, it’s a sign of the Nineteen Nineties that takes the top spot for Carragher.