Everton-bound Jonas Lossl didn’t, by his own admission, do a good job of replacing a Liverpool flop earlier in his career.
Everton are reportedly about to sign Jonas Lossl, but his previous comments about a certain Liverpool player might be a bit worrying.
According to Foot Mercato, Everton are set to snap up the 30-year-old goalkeeper following his release by Huddersfield Town.
He joined the Terriers in 2017 from Mainz 05, where he had been signed as a replacement for Loris Karius who had joined Liverpool.
Lossl finished his first and only season at Mainz as the club’s second-choice keeper and the German admitted to The Guardian in 2017 that he was not an adequate replacement for the Reds stopper.
He said: “The fact is [Karius] made amazing saves at important times and I didn’t. It wasn’t my best season but that was true for the whole team.”
A year after Lossl fell out of favour in Germany, Karius arguably cost Liverpool the Champions League title following two major errors in the 3-1 final defeat by Real Madrid last term.
It doesn’t really bode well for Everton if Karius was considered a better keeper than him in the Bundesliga.
He won’t be the Toffees’ number one whatever happens, because that’s likely to stay with Jordan Pickford, but his past comments about the Liverpool loanee prompt pause for thought.