THE BALL – Loris Karius announced by Newcastle (Newcastle)

Newcastle announced the signing of Loris Karius on Monday. The 29-year-old German goalkeeper arrives at St. James Park as a free agent, having terminated his contract with Liverpool at the end of last season.

Karius is a resource option for magpieswho, due to Dúbravka’s departure to Manchester United and Karl Darlow’s serious injury, was left with only Nick Pope as an option for the goal.

The German goalkeeper was signed by Liverpool from Mainz in 2016, for €6m, but his poor performance in the Champions League final against Real Madrid (1-3) in 2018 ended up leaving him without space to play. Anfield, after being loaned to Besiktas. and Union Berlin.

Karius has signed a contract until the end of the current season, giving Newcastle the option of extending the contract for another season.

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