Southampton fans react as Liverpool target Alex McCarthy

According to The Mirror, Jurgen Klopp is keen to revamp his goalkeeping department this summer and, with Simon Mignolet’s departure imminent, the former Borussia Dortmund boss sees Southampton’s Alex McCarthy as the ideal deputy to Alisson.

Should the 29-year-old shot-stopper trade St Mary’s for Anfield, he will become the seventh player to do since 2014, with the Reds having raided the south coast club for their best talent on a regular basis in the past five years.

Former Crystal Palace man McCarthy was a standout performer in a Saints side that disappointed under Mark Hughes but was replaced by Angus Gunn in February, with Ralph Hasenhuttl making a number of big changes as he looked to turn Southampton’s season around.

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McCarthy might not be the key first team player that Sadio Mane, Dejan Lovren or Adam Lallana were, but the prospect of yet another squad member joining Liverpool has riled some Saints fans, while others seem to think it might make sense – you can check out the best of their reaction to the reports on Twitter below…