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Liverpool linked with Spanish goalkeeper

Sporting Gijon’s Daniel Martin is the latest goalkeeper linked with a move to Liverpool, as the Anfield side look for a long-term replacement for Lois Karius and Simon Mignolet.

The 19-year old represents Spain at under-20 level, and although he is not seen as an immediate solution to the Merseyside’s club’s goalkeeping problem, they are hoping to groom him to take over the number one slot eventually.

That is according to The Sun who report that the intention is either to loan him out or integrate him into the squad if reserve keeper Danny Ward secures a move away this summer.

Martin is just the latest name in a list of names connected with a move to Liverpool. A move for Roma’s Alisson has been precluded because of the price tag concerned, whilst Burnley’s Nick Pope and Lazio’s Albanian international Thomas Strakosha have also been linked with Jurgen Klopp’s side.

Andy is an exiled English football fan living in Cyprus. He loves all sports but football is his abiding passion, and he still has dreams every now and then about scoring the winning goal in a Wembley Cup Final, even though his playing days are long gone. He follows most major leagues, across Europe at least, and has a favoured team in each. When he’s not watching, listening, reading or downloading podcasts about football, he spend his time worrying about his beloved Arsenal.