Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp is preparing a new deal for number-one goalkeeper Simon Mignolet, according to reports from the Daily Mail.
Mignolet has been recently linked with a move away from Anfield, with Klopp reportedly looking at several other goalkeepers ahead of the January transfer window.
However, the German boss seems to have no desire in replacing the Belgium international, who is now set to be offered a new deal amid Klopp’s praise of his abilities.
“It is a good moment to talk about the goalkeepers at Liverpool,” said Klopp. “I am absolutely satisfied with our goalkeeping situation. I am sorry to kill your stories about German goalkeepers and goalkeepers from Stoke.
“We are not looking for another goalkeeper. We have enough high quality goalkeepers, I’ve had a lot of goalkeepers over last few years and Simon Mignolet is one of the smartest I have ever had.
“He is completely open and he’s young enough to develop, to improve. He’s not had the easiest situation before I came here , but since I have been here there has been nothing to criticise, absolutely nothing.
“Everyone is watching for a second Manuel Neuer or something, but he is in a really good way. We just have to learn as a team to give the ball to the keeper in the right situation. Our goalkeeping situation is a comfortable one and I hope it stays like this.”
The 27-year-old arrived from Sunderland in the summer of 2013 and had a brilliant debut, saving a penalty to keep a clean sheet in his first competitive fixture.
But since then, Mignolet has been involved in several errors that saw him dropped in December last year, but has fought back to regain his status as the club’s number one.
The Reds are in a good vein of form ahead of a hectic December period, sitting sixth on the Premier League table winning six of their last seven fixtures.