Date: 30th April 2020 at 9:00am
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Liverpool goalkeeper Loris Karius’ future is up in the air.

The German shot-stopper was on loan at the Turkish outfit Besiktas and Kara Kartallar made their feelings clear about him with a recent savage decision.

Karius is pressing charges against the Super Lig club for allegedly failing to pay his wages during his time there, which was confirmed by Besiktas board member Erdal Torunogullari on Instagram after he unbelievably described the demanded payment as “undeserved”.

According to this week’s edition of SportBild (via Sport Witness), the side based out of the German capital have “already spoken” to Karius about a potential move when the summer transfer window opens.

Should Liverpool sell Karius in the summer?

Yes

Yes

No

No

The report adds that the transfer would be worth around €8m (£7m), although it is suggested that a loan could be put in place with an option to buy further down the time.

Karius had an agreement to stay in Turkey for two years. In that time, he only kept 14 clean sheets from 67 matches with Besiktas, while producing a string of inconsistent performances.

This also suggests that he is highly unlikely to break back into the Liverpool squad on his return, due to the world-class performances from Alisson Becker and with the experienced Adrian only just arriving at the club.

The German has never really recovered from the Champions League final in 2018 when he made two howlers that saw us lose the game 3-1 to Real Madrid. His future is simply not at Anfield anymore.

It is time for Karius to move on. With the likes of West Ham United interested in snapping up the ego-bruised keeper, that would be a positive step for him.