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Klopp not blaming Adrian for errors which led to Liverpool’s elimination

Jurgen Klopp has insisted that he does not blame goalkeeper Adrian for his mistake which allowed Atletico Madrid to get back into the game and end Liverpool's reign as European champions. The Reds were ahead on aggregate after Roberto Firmino's goal only for Adrain to fluff a kick to Joao Felix with Marcos Llorente subsequently scoring from the pass that ensued. Llorente went on to score again before another substitute Alvaro Morata scored the winner in the 120th minute for Diego Simeone's men to drive the spear further into Anfield hearts. "He's a man and he knows that's how it is. We will not blame him for a second - what you (the media) do, I don't know but stay respectful, that would be really nice," said Klopp, who finally lost his first two-legged European tie since taking t...
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Liverpool set to sign Adrian as replacement for Mignolet

Reports suggest that Liverpool are set to sign free agent and former West Ham goalkeeper Adrian as a replacement for former goalie Simon Mignolet. Simon Mignolet left Anfield on Sunday and completed a move to Belgian side Club Brugge in a deal worth £6.4m. READ: Dele Alli ruled out of Spurs PL opener against Aston Villa His departure means that Liverpool are short of decent cover for first-choice shot-stopper Alisson. They currently have an unproven 20-year-old Caoimhin Kelleher as an alternative in the reserve side. It can be recalled that West Ham released Adrain this summer. He made 150 appearances for the East London club.