Tue 30 November 2021 | 22:21

Claudio Taffarel joins Liverpool

Jurgen Klopp want’s Taffarel because he is the coach of two high-profile goalkeepers.


has hired Brazil’s former goalkeeper

Claudio Taffarel

, and their boss says that the reason behind choosing the Brazilian is that he has worked with two of the best goalkeepers in the world and that


has suggested him.

Liverpool boss Jurgen



"The idea is that, in our opinion, we have now in a lot of positions the best we can imagine.

"In terms of goalkeepers, it means we have Alisson Becker, who for us is the best goalie in the world.

"We have Caoimhin Kelleher, who we really think is an exceptional, exceptional player. We have Adrian, who has shown his qualities since he arrived here.

"Then we have Marcelo Pitaluga, then we have Harvey Davies, so we have five goalies in different age groups, which is great but we want to have even more of these guys.

"We want to build kind of our own philosophy in goalkeeping because we all agree it's its own game, so that's why we wanted to have another completely different view on it."

The Reds’ manager has explained the reason why Taffarel seemed like the best option insisting that he has been the coach of two of the best goalkeepers of the world in Brazil, so he probably has the right approach.

"We spoke to Ali because two of the best goalies in the world are Brazilians and so we found a solution with bringing in Taffarel as a really nice addition to our whole coaching staff,"

said Klopp


"We really think it can give us just a different view again, to look at different things.

"We really want to really be a proper goalkeeping school in world football and so that's why we're bringing in a third very, very experienced goalkeeper coach."

source: SportMob

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