Keeper Karius signs long-term Liverpool deal

Date published: Tuesday 24th May 2016 5:12

Loris Karius: Signed for Liverpool

Loris Karius: Signed for Liverpool

Liverpool have confirmed a deal has been reached to sign goalkeeper Loris Karius from FSV Mainz 05 on a long-term contract.

The 22-year-old completed a medical on Merseyside and put pen to paper at Anfield and will compete for the No 1 spot with Simon Mignolet, who recently signed a new contract.

Karius told “It’s a very good feeling and it’s an honour to play for a club like this.

“They have a special history and the fans are amazing here, so I look forward to playing at Anfield.

“I know a lot about the club from watching them on TV. The history, everybody who plays football knows. There a lot of things in my head when I think of this club.

“I spoke to the manager and I had a good feeling afterwards because he told me what he wants to do with the club and with the players.

“It was a good talk with him and after that I was convinced this was the right decision.”

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