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Liverpool fans take to Twitter to react to Gianluigi Buffon rumours

Jurgan Klopp manager of Liverpool celebrates after the full time whistle during the UEFA Champions League Semi Final Second Leg match between A.S. Roma and Liverpool at Stadio Olimpico on...

The legendary Italian goalkeeper has announced he is to leave Juventus - and Liverpool fans want Jurgen Klopp to make a move.

Juventus goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon looks on during the TIM Cup Final between Juventus and AC Milan at Stadio Olimpico on May 9, 2018 in Rome, Italy.

Liverpool fans have taken to Twitter to react to rumours that Reds boss Jurgen Klopp could make a sensational move for Juventus goalkeeper, Gianluigi Buffon.

The 40-year-old announced he is to leave the Italian giants after 17 seasons earlier today, but did not confirm he is to retire as expected - and Liverpool could be set to pounce, according to The Mirror.

Juventus' goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon reacts during the Italian Serie A football match Inter Milan Vs Juventus on April 28, 2018 at the San Siro stadium in Milan. (Photo by MARCO BERTORELLO

Liverpool are rumoured to be in the market for competition for first-choice stopper Loris Karius, with reserve 'keeper Simon Mignolet reportedly growing increasingly frustrated at his lack of first team action.

Mignolet has been linked with a move to Klopp's former side, Borussia Dortmund, and it seems as though the majority of Reds fans would welcome World Cup winner Buffon as his replacement.

 

 

 

 

 

 

While Karius - who has improved drastically this term - would undoubtedly benefit from having a goalkeeping colleague as experienced and talented as Buffon, bringing the evergreen 'keeper in would be a big risk for Klopp.

Loris Karius of Liverpool instructs his side during the UEFA Champions League Semi Final Second Leg match between A.S. Roma and Liverpool at Stadio Olimpico on May 2, 2018 in Rome, Italy.

He would surely command a hefty wage and would be likely to be at Anfield for the maximum of one season - not ideal for Liverpool, who are a club that focus on stability and investing in players for the future.

With this in mind, it would be far more sensible for Klopp to target a younger goalkeeper, or even hand third-choice stopper, Danny Ward, an opportunity. 

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