Liverpool plotting move for Italy international to provide competition for problem position

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According to reports in France, Liverpool are considering a move for Paris Saint-Germain goalkeeper Salvatore Sirigu, and may look to move for the Italy international in January.

The 28-year-old stopper is approaching his prime, but has found himself sidelined at PSG following the January addition of Kevin Trapp.

While the German newcomer has been guilty of his fair share of blunders, Laurent Blanc has kept faith in the new boy, seeing him as the long-term solution between the sticks for the capital club.

With Paris keeping faith in Trapp, Sirigu’s future appears murky, despite the fact that the keeper is an Italy international and has won three consecutive Ligue 1 titles with the Parisians.

He has also lifted the Trophee des Champions on three occasions, the Coupe de la Ligue twice and the Coupe de France earlier this year, making him an experienced option for Liverpool, who are keen on his signature according to Foot Mercato.

Klopp has already been linked with a move for England international and Stoke City stopper Jack Butland [Liverpool Echo], as he looks to provide competition for—or perhaps even replace—current No. 1 Simon Mignolet.

Marseille keeper Steve Mandanda has also been tipped with a switch to Liverpool [L’Equipe via the Express].

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The Belgian hasn’t always impressed since moving to the club from Sunderland in 2013, while Adam Bogdan demonstrated his limitations with a glaring error in the 3-0 loss against Watford.

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