Barcelona goalkeeper Jasper Cillessen has
had enough of sitting on the Nou Camp bench.
And that could spell good news for Liverpool
who are still in the market for a fully-fledged
According to RAC1, the Dutch stopper wants
to play more minutes after spending the last
two years as backup to Marc-Andre ter Stegen.
Cillessen has made just a solitary La Liga
appearance in each of the two years he has
spent at Barca.
It was the 29-year-old’s impressive form
with Ajax that won his a move to one of the
biggest clubs in the world.
But he has been unable to dislodge ter Stegen
and now a Premier League move may well beckon.
Loris Karius suffered a nightmare in the Champions
League final as Liverpool went down 3-1 to
Certain pundits believe the German will never
don the gloves for the Reds again after making
two critical blunders.
And now Sports are claiming that Cillessen
has informed those closest to him of his decision
to quit La Liga champions Barcelona.
However, he will not push for a move if Barca
refuse to accept any of the offers which could
arrive for him.
He has already said in public that he has
a contract with the club and he will honour
what he’s signed.
Cilleson’s release clause is roughly £53m
which is rather steep considering he joined
the club for £14m in 2016.
Alongside the prevalent interest from Liverpool,
clubs such as Arsenal, and Chelsea, Napoli
are monitoring the situation.
None, though, have so far been in contact
with Barca to make a concrete offer for the