England international Hart is currently on loan with Serie A side Torino, but is eyeing a return to the Premier League next season. He has been linked with a move to Anfield, where Klopp has had his share of problems with goalkeepers.
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After Simon Mignolet went through a bad spell midway through the season, Klopp looked to Loris Karius, who he bought for £4.7million back in May of last year. Karius was given 10 games to prove his worth but failed to convince, and Klopp once again put his faith in Mignolet. The Belgian returned to the first team, and his form has improved to the point where Liverpool are no longer actively on the hunt for another goalkeeper.
Asked if he was still considering bolstering his goalkeeping department, Klopp seemed to realize where the question was headed.
“Extra competition? You ask about goalkeepers but even though you don’t say the name, is it about Joe Hart?” said the German.
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“We don’t usually talk about these sort of things but in this particular case I think we can.
“It is not for us in this moment and hopefully not for us in the future – not because of Joe but we already have two strong goalkeepers.
“Wardy [Danny Ward] is at Huddersfield and playing a brilliant season – he is our player so we will bring him back next year so there is competition.
“The young ones have made really big steps, Caiomhin [Kelleher] and Kamil [Grabara], and that is really good.
“The situation with our goalkeepers is really good. I understand the question but I cannot give the answer probably a few people want.”
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