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Competitor to Mignolet is best friends with coach Klopp: “The understanding between us is very good”

The German goalkeeper Loris Karius, a competitor of Simon Mignolet at Liverpool, appreciates his compatriot and coach at the ‘Reds’ Jürgen Klopp very much. “The understanding between us is very good, I set him on price as a trainer and as a human being,” explains Karius Friday in an interview with the German newspaper die Welt. “He always shows understanding, motivates us in difficult moments and helps me every day to be better.”

The young German came at the insistence of Klopp to Liverpool, while Mignolet until then the undisputed owner. Since the beginning of this year, Karius, however, Mignolet has surpassed in the pecking order. Now the 24-year-old goalkeeper has been the number one at Liverpool, for new year he was just in the Champions League for sure of a move. “Satisfactory, was not. I wish, of course, every week play. But I also knew: sooner or later, I get again my chance,” said Karius, who have the trust of Klopp “always felt”.

In the eighth finals of the Champions League against FC Porto has Liverpool in February, according to Karius is a good chance to succeed. “On a good day, we can each team knock. We may of the gold dreams, but it is still a long way.”

Liverpool is in the Premier League in third place, 15 points of leader Manchester City. Monday is going to LFC on a visit to red lantern Swansea City.

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