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“He will be in our squad’ – Jurgen Klopp confirms

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Despite the outstanding performance of the £65million Alison Becker who successfully defended the Liverpool goalpost with a 5-0 win over Napoli in Dublin, yet Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp has praised the Irish goalkeeper Caoimhin Kelleher.

The 19-year-old Kelleher didn’t get the chance to play in the last night game at Aviva Stadium, but his impressive performance against two Premiership giants Manchester United and Manchester City in the club’s tour of America prompted Klopp to say that the young Kelleher will be part of his first-team plans this season.

Reports from Balls.ie says Klopp has described Kelleher as an outstanding talent who has a cool approach with the ball, he was impressed by his performance in front of about a 100,000 people while holding his calm, which is a good skill according to the German football manager.

“For most of his youth he was an outfield player, he has fantastic reactions. If nothing serious happens, he will have a really fantastic future. I don’t know how many really good goalkeepers that Ireland have but one more is never a big problem. I like him a lot and he will be in our squad.” quoted balls.ie.

However, Alisson with a wonderful start to his Liverpool career maintained a clean sheet in a 5-0 pre-season friendly win over Napoli, the £65million man played the full 90 minutes with no mishaps and was also praised by the team manager as “really good keeper”.

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