Liverpool goalkeeper Adrian ready to extend stay for another year as Alisson’s backup

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Liverpool goalkeeper Adrian ready to extend stay for another year as Alisson Becker’s backup despite interest from Real Betis and Caoimhin Kelleher will be loaned out next season

  • Adrian ready for another season as Alisson’s understudy
  • The 34-year-old goalkeeper was interested in Spain from Real Betis
  • Liverpool ready to loan Kelleher, 22, next season

Liverpool goalkeeper Adrian is close to agreeing a contract extension at Anfield.

The 34-year-old had been interested in Spain by Real Betis, while Liverpool had tried out possible alternatives, but he is now ready to commit to another season as Alisson Becker’s understudy.

Adrian lost his place as Alisson’s deputy when Jurgen Klopp handed 22-year-old Caoimhin Kelleher a run of games in December.

Liverpool goalkeeper Adrian ready to extend stay by agreeing new one-year contract

Liverpool goalkeeper Adrian ready to extend stay by agreeing new one-year contract

Adrian, 34, is now ready to commit to another season as Alisson Becker's understudy

Adrian, 34, is now ready to commit to another season as Alisson Becker's understudy

Adrian, 34, is now ready to commit to another season as Alisson Becker’s understudy

However, Adrian kept a clean sheet when he was recalled for the Premier League win over Sheffield United at Bramall Lane in February.

Liverpool are ready to let Kelleher out on loan next season, recognizing that the 22-year-old will need a series of regular games to get started.

Goalkeeper Loris Karius, loaned to Union Berlin, is wanted by Stuttgart. The 27-year-old is under contract with Liverpool until 2022.

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