Unexpected events could offer Loris Karius chance at Liverpool redemption this summer

Unexpected events could offer Loris Karius chance at Liverpool redemption this summer

Loris Karius may be ready to grasp an unexpected second chance at Liverpool next season, says Jerzy Dudek. Karius moved to Besiktas on a two-year loan deal in the summer of 2018 after Alisson Becker had been brought to Anfield in a £65million move from Roma. The switch to Turkey was meant to breathe fresh life into Karius's career after his nightmare in the 2018 Champions League final defeat to Real Madrid. However, the German cut short his loan earlier this month after going some time without pay from the Turkish Super Lig side. It is understood some at Liverpool were unhappy with how their player was treated over the payment issue, with Karius's most recent problem coming a year after he had taken a similar complaint to UEFA. Back in 2019, Karius reportedly went as long as four months without payment from Besiktas, despite being a regular between the sticks at Vodafone Park. Despite ending his stay in Turkey, Karius is not expected back at Melwood until after the current campaign is concluded with manager Jurgen Klopp and his players heading back to training this week ahead of the Premier League's eventual resumption. Dudek, though, thinks the unexpected events over the last few months could offer him a way back into the squad next term. Dudek, who won the 2005 Champions League with the Reds, told the ECHO: "I think he is absolutely a great goalkeeper, I have no doubt about this. "But he wanted to go to Turkey to be ...
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