Could Loris Karius just need time, as David De Gea did?

Liverpool's German goalkeeper Loris Karius (C) comes out to cut out a cross away from Manchester City's Argentinian striker Sergio Aguero (R) during the English Premier League football...

The Liverpool goalkeeper has put in some

Liverpool's German goalkeeper Loris Karius clutches the ball during the English Premier League football match between Liverpool and Tottenham Hotspur at Anfield in Liverpool, north west...Liverpool's German goalkeeper Loris Karius 

Liverpool’s goalkeeper issues have certainly been a concern for a number of years now. Last summer, in a bid to address the issue, Jurgen Klopp brought countryman Loris Karius to the club.

He has struggled to have a positive impact at the club, and found himself dropped for the man he replaced Simon Mignolet.

But recently he has regained the number one spot, with varying degrees of success. Against Tottenham for instance, he saved a Harry Kane penalty, but also parried a catchable cross to Victor Wanyama - who smashed home.

But against West Ham the German looked impressive, making some good saves early on and looking better and more confident on his line.

David De Gea of Manchester United celebrates during the Premier League match between Manchester United and Chelsea at Old Trafford on February 25, 2018 in Manchester, England.David De Gea of Manchester United 

At their biggest rivals Manchester United there is a goalkeeper in the form of his life. David De Gea has been the most consistent and impressive performer at Old Trafford for a number of years now.

But, like Karius, he took time to settle at United. In his early days fans were frustrated with his weakness at crosses and proneness to error.

Patience won out in the end and the Spaniard is now surely one of the best keepers to have played in the Premier League.

Karius has plenty of the attributes needed to be a top stopper at Liverpool if given the time and coaching to do so.

If they give him just that then perhaps Karius could go on to become Liverpool’s very own David De Gea.

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