Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has praised Torino’s on-loan goalkeeper Joe Hart, but insisted he will not be making a move for him in the summer.
Hart is coming to the end of his season-long-loan at the Serie A side, after being allowed to leave parent club Manchester City by manager Pep Guardiola.
A permanent move to Torino seems highly unlikely. The Italian side would like to sign Hart. Yet, it is believed they will not be able to afford his wage demands.
While a return to Manchester City seems impossible as Guardiola is still not convinced of the 30-year-old’s abilities to play out from the back with his feet.
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Liverpool have been linked with Hart in recent weeks, with Liverpool’s keepers Simon Mignolet and Loris Karius both seen as too mistake-prone for a side challenging for the title.
However, Klopp has dismissed the idea of signing Hart, claiming he is happy with his goalkeeping options.
“We don’t talk about things like this, but in this case we can. He is a fantastic goalkeeper, the keeper of the English national team, but we have highest quality goalkeepers, so it is not for us and hopefully not in the future,” he said, via the Express.
“Not because of Joe, but we have already two strong goalkeepers. The situation around the goalkeeper is good”.
Despite attracting plenty of criticism during his time with Liverpool, Mignolet has been in fantastic form of late, making crucial saves in recent wins against Stoke City and West Brom that have helped his side stay ahead in the race for the top four.
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