The place Caoimhin Kelleher will ply his commerce subsequent season has been readily mentioned in current weeks as Liverpool look to iron out their goalkeeping ranks.
The 2020/21 season noticed all three of Jurgen Klopp‘s senior choices make appearances as Alisson battled with damage and cup competitions allowed for rotation.
However the greatest transfer would see Kelleher rise above Adrian within the pecking order and earlier than an damage of his personal would strike late within the season, he would function 5 groups.
Composed and fast to react, he duly impressed as Alisson‘s deputy. And with a brand new contract within the works, there had been ideas that he might depart on mortgage subsequent season with Adrian signing an extension to reinstate his No. 2 standing.
Nonetheless, the Liverpool Echo have reported that the Reds have “no intention” of sending the 22-year-old out on mortgage – regardless of a protracted listing of suitors.
Common recreation time away from Anfield would undoubtedly help along with his growth, however the report goes on to say that there are “no plans” for Kelleher aside from remaining as a member of Liverpool’s first staff.
Along with that, the Reds are additionally “hopeful” that Adrian will lengthen his keep at Anfield to see Klopp nonetheless have three senior choices at his disposal.
Kelleher’s progress, in the meantime, will probably be rewarded with recent phrases as he enters the ultimate yr of his present deal, which is able to cap off a memorable interval in his younger profession.
Kelleher coupled his breakthrough with Liverpool with a senior worldwide debut for Eire of their last recreation of the summer time, changing Man Metropolis‘s Gavin Bazunu at half-time in Hungary.
The teenager impressed along with his athleticism as he ensured his aspect saved a clear sheet to log off 2020/21 – and now a break awaits earlier than Liverpool return for pre-season on July 12.