Liverpool have had a £10 million bid for Barcelona goalkeeper Marc-Andre ter Stegen rejected, according to The Independent.
It’s believed that the Catalan club are holding out for £20 million despite the German being second choice, behind Chilean Claudio Bravo.
The 23-year-old goalkeeper has made just four league appearances at the Nou Camp since signing for them in May 2014.
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Ter Stegen played in all of Barcelona’s cup matches last season, including every match of the victorious Champions League campaign. However, he didn’t feature once in La Liga with Bravo being the preferred ‘keeper.
This season has been very similar for Ter Stegan, playing in every Champions League clash but sitting on the bench in the league, something that has left the former Borussia Monchengladbach man disappointed.
It’s understood that Jurgen Klopp is keen to improve his goalkeeping options. Liverpool’s current ‘keeper, Simon Mignolet, has recently signed a new five-year contract at Anfield but was once again unconvincing during his side’s thrilling 5-4 win over Norwich.
The Belgian goalkeeper has conceded eight goals in the previous three league matches, making just two saves.
The club’s back-up stopper, Adam Bogdan, has come under-fire recently and has been dropped from the bench, being replaced by Danny Ward who had to be recalled from Aberdeen.