Liverpool goalkeeper Caoimhin Kelleher is attracting interest from Tottenham, Brighton and Brentford, according to reports.
The understudy to first-choice stopper Alisson has made just three appearances this season in the club’s domestic cup competitions.Kelleher has made just three appearances for Liverpool this season
According to The Athletic, the Republic of Ireland international is keen to become a No 1, however Liverpool do not want to lose him.
The Reds rebuffed enquiries from Premier League clubs last summer and boss Jurgen Klopp told reporters last week that it would take ‘an extraordinary’ offer for him to leave Anfield this summer
The report also claims there has been interest from abroad for the high-rated goalkeeper, who is contracted until 2026.
Kelleher is 24 years old and at an age where he needs regular game time for his own development.
He has made just 20 appearances since making his debut four-years ago.
Despite the interest from Spurs, Brighton and Brentford, the Reds are yet to receive any former offers for Kelleher.
Hugo Lloris is likely to leave Tottenham in the summer, while Brentford’s David Raya has been tipped to make a move.
Brighton currently have Jason Steele as first choice, but will likely want competition.
Irishman Kelleher represents one of the club’s sellable assets but with third-choice ‘keeper Adrian out of contract this summer and no new deal agreed yet, Liverpool would need to scour the market to acquire another back-up for Alisson.
But if Klopp’s recent comments are a sign of things to come, it could be a case of ‘as you were’ at Anfield next season.
“Caoimhin Kelleher? He has a contract! You want us to say goodbye just incase?” said Klopp. Liverpool’s Third-choice goalkeeper Adrian is out of contact this summer
“I honestly can’t see Caoimhin leaving. It must be an extraordinary offer for me to start thinking [of selling him], I have to say.
“Adrian, if we don’t say goodbye, what does that mean? That he probably stays.
“If there’s nothing in the papers then it’s not decided yet, finally. But we will not [say goodbye] just incase.
“But I have a rather good feeling that we will keep working together in that position.”
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