Barcelona goalkeeper Marc-Andre ter Stegen has hinted that he could leave the club at the end of the season.
The shot-stopper, who has been limited to cup competitions throughout the course of the season - he has only featured in four La Liga games for the Catalans - has admitted that he will have to consider his future if the situation stays the same.
The 23-year-old's comments should come as a welcome boost to Premier League outfit Liverpool, who have been credited with interest in his signature recently.
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With Belgium international Simon Mignolet failing to produce the goods between the sticks on Merseyside, it wouldn't come as a major surprise if Jurgen Klopp opted to sign a new goalkeeper in the next transfer window.
Ter Stegen, then, would represent quite the coup for the club, but supporters definitely won't be getting their hopes up at this stage.
Ter Stegen speaks out
Reds fans will, however, take comfort in knowing that the 'keeper is thinking about his future.
"I'm not considering myself with other clubs because the situation doesn't currently oblige me to," he told sport1.de, as per the Mirror.
"Football is my job and all that matters is the present, the next game. I am not going to be wasting time considering what I do next.
"Barca are a great club and things can still change between now and the summer.
"If the situation remains the way it is at the moment, however, then we're definitely going to have to talk - there's no avoiding that."
Liverpool in need
There's a long way to go in the Ter Stegen saga, of course, but Reds chief Klopp has to make a change in the goalkeeping department if he is serious about guiding Liverpool to a Premier League title challenge next season.
By no means is Mignolet a bad goalkeeper, but he's definitely not one of the best in the division and the Liverpool hierarchy should seek change.
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