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Liverpool Look To Revive Interest In England International

Liverpool will look to reignite their interest in Southampton goalkeeper Alex McCarthy, according to reports in the English media.

The Reds weighed up a move for the 29-year-old last summer as manager Jurgen Klopp looked to reshuffle his goalkeeping options. The Merseyside club, however, managed to secure Alisson Becker instead and retained the services of Simon Mignolet.

Now, though, Mignolet is believed to want to leave Anfield in order to get more first-team football, and McCarthy is seen as a solid replacement to become the club’s number two.

The England international has fallen down the pecking order at St Mary’s. He started last season under Mark Hughes as first choice with the Saints, but the appointment of Ralph Hassenhuttl as manager saw his fortunes dip.

Angus Gunn took over goalkeeping duties for the last 11 games of the campaign, and it seems McCarthy’s future beyond this summer at Southampton is far from certain.