According to a report from Turkish media outlet Fanatik, alleged West Ham target Loris Karius is set to leave Liverpool at the end of this season to link up with Wolverhampton Wanderers on loan.
According to a report from Turkish media outlet Fanatik, West Ham are interested in signing the German stopper.
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But it seems as though Wolves may have won the race for the error-prone goalkeeper (Fanatik).
And Hammers fans will be thinking that that’s no bad thing.
The 26-year-old Liverpool stopper has kept 68 clean sheets in 266 combined appearances for the Reds, Mainz and Besiktas (Transfermarkt).
In 29 Premier League appearances for Liverpool, Karius has made 51 saves, 14 high claims and seven catches. He kept seven clean sheets in those outings. The German also made two errors leading to goals for the opposition (premierleague.com).
Every time Karius plays it seems as though he is a disaster waiting to happen.
Missing out on the German no issue for the Hammers
West Ham have plenty of options in the goalkeeping department.
David Moyes will have Lukasz Fabianski, Darren Randolph, Joseph Anang and Nathan Trott to choose from next season.
The Hammers don’t need Karius. Especially for the reported fee of £7 million (Liverpool Echo). Even if it was a loan move it would have been be a poor signing from West Ham.
Wolves reportedly winning the race for the Liverpool goalkeeper will probably be met with great cheer in east London.
Jurgen Klopp will surely be pleased to have secured another loan move away from Anfield for Karius as well.