Mignolet Welcomes Competition in Goalkeeper Position
Liverpool goalkeeper Simon Mignolet has stated that he is now ready to compete with other goalkeepers in order to become number one this summer.
Last season, it was a proud career for the Belgian national team retainer, who was able to take the lead behind the crossbar and pulled him to the Reds finish in fourth place, which also opened up their chances of competing in the Champions League wide open If able to pass the qualifying round.
However, ahead of the 2017-2018 competition, Simon had to work extra during the pre-season. Because the other three goalkeepers such as Loris Karius, Danny Ward and Kamil Grabara also ready to shift his position.
Even predicted that Ward is more likely to compete with him, because last season when loaned to Huddersfield Town really satisfying performance which managed to bring The Terriers promotion to the Premier League.
Although it will be difficult, but in a pre-season tour to Hong Kong to follow the tournament Premier League Asia Trophy Mignolet confirmed will welcome him positively.
“I think it’s good to see Danny back and also Loris,” Simon Mignolet told the media.
“We now have three senior goalkeepers here and then we also have another young goalkeeper, Kamil Grabara who has really interesting prospects.
“We are all coached by John Arterberg, where we all have to work hard in pressing to press each other and finally make ourselves ready for the new season.
“I think there’s a lot of competition going to help you get better as an individual.
“I know that I need to do more extra work as far as I can to get ready to start a new season.
“You see yourself in the mirror every day and ask what can you do for the better and what you can improve? Other players in the training sessions helped to push for progress. “