Former Preston goalkeeper Andy Lonergan will join Liverpool on their pre-season tour of the United States.
With Alisson also still to return after his Copa America triumph with Brazil, Lonergan, released by Middlesbrough at the end of the season after a loan spell at Rochdale, has been brought in for the club’s tour of the US which begins on Tuesday.
The 35-year-old is not signing a contract but it is understood Jurgen Klopp and goalkeeping coach John Achterberg feel they need someone of a decent standard to play in training.
Lonergan may also be retained for the training camp in Evian when the squad returns from America a week on Thursday.
Meanwhile, Klopp insists second-choice goalkeeper Simon Mignolet is staying at the club this season.
“Yes, (it’s) how I’ve heard,” said the German.
“I’ve had a lot of conversations in the last couple of years, months – not weeks. Before we left (for the summer break) we had talk. I would say yes (he stays).
“At a club like Liverpool you need two number ones in the club and we have that with Ali and Simon.
“It’s a good situation for the club and a situation you should have and that’s why everything is fine from my point of view.”