Has Jurgen Klopp proved Gary Neville right after dropping Loris Karius to the bench?

It looks as though Jurgen Klopp has stirred up the Loris Karius debate a little more by dropping the goalkeeper for Liverpool’s game against Middlesbrough.

Karius has been the centre of attention after recent errors against Bournemouth and West Ham cost Liverpool points, and criticism from pundits such as Gary Neville has only served to further speculation.

With Simon Mignolet set to replace him, it looks like Karius will have to win his place back.

Liverpool’s recent goalkeeper history, ever since Pepe Reina, has been complicated.

The question is: will Mignolet offer something different? The fans were divided.

Another issue seems to be that, having defended his goalkeeper from criticism, manager Klopp now seems to be sending mixed signals to Karius.

Let’s see if Boring James Milner can help diffuse the tension shall we?

That’s better.

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