Sunday, January 17, 2021

LAZY FAN EXCLUSIVE: Loris Karius is NOT for Sale

Shortly after the World Cup, Bruce Grobbelaar spoke out in support for Loris Karius. Calling for the 25-year old German to be given a second chance by Liverpool, with a former favourite having secured legendary status after making plenty of errors of his own.

It seems, according to a Lazy Fan Insider that Bruce Grobbelaar’s thoughts are shared amongst Jurgen Klopp and his staff as Loris Karius will be remaining a Liverpool player for the upcoming season despite a barrage of reports insisting otherwise in the wake of the Champions League final.

Bruce in Support of Loris Karius

Grobbelaar had hoped Liverpool would resist the temptation to sign a new goalkeeper, unfortunately, the recent acquisition of Allison has all but quashed Karius’ dreams of first-team redemption regardless.

Grobbelaar spent 13 years with the club is grateful for the opportunities he was given when it would have been easy to cast him aside.

Champions League Loris Karius

The Liverpool icon told BBC Sport: “They gave me two years of second chances, so why can’t they give him a second chance after one game?”

Grobbelaar gave his thoughts on the best way to handle Karius: “They should keep him in the spotlight from next season…First game back, get him back as soon as possible.”

Grobbelaar is known to be a fan of Karius throughout his time at Liverpool, telling Off The Ball prior to the Champions League Final “Karius will become the best value for money goalkeeper in the Premier League in the years to come.”

“He cost £4m from Mainz, he is going to be immense, because I tell you what, he has come on leaps and bounds since Van Dijk has come in at the back.”

Champions League Concussions

In the days following the UEFA Champions League final, it became clear that Loris Karius was in fact concussed throughout the final vs Real Madrid.

“Karius had suffered from visual-spatial dysfunction – A process which hampers a person’s ability to assimilate visual information about where objects (or opposition strikers) are in space.”

Karius, 24, was at fault for the Spanish side’s first and third goals in their 3-1 victory in Kiev on 26 May.

The German had tests at hospitals in Boston in the United States, and medics said the impact of the concussion was “likely” to have been felt immediately.

Dr Ross Zafonte said it was “possible” the injury “would affect performance”.


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