Loris Karius plans to have a chat with Liverpool chiefs, once his Besiktas loan spell finishes at the end of the season, to discuss his future.
Karius left Liverpool for Besiktas in 2018 on a two-year loan deal following his infamous Champions League final blunders against Real Madrid and the €62.50m arrival of Alisson Becker from AS Roma.
The German goalkeeper has since made 39 appearances in all competitions, and helped the club finish third in last season’s Turkish Super Lig table.
“I’m not thinking about it at the moment,” said Karius when quizzed on his future. “There’s still a long way to go before my loan spell ends.
“I am focusing on matches, my performances. We will talk about it at the end of the season.”
However, Karius’ time in Turkey hasn’t been a great success with just seven clean sheets to his name. He’s also seen the ball go into the back of his own net 57 times, and made a series of errors early on.
Although he didn’t exactly do himself any favours on Thursday by committing another disastrous mistake as Besiktas crashed to a 4-2 Europa League defeat to Slovan Bratislava.
It came about when Karius raced off his line and misjudged the incoming ball, which opened the door for Andraz Sporar to score.
While he didn’t name drop anyone, Besiktas boss Abdullah Avci later slammed his team’s individual errors in a forgettable display.
“At this level, we cannot make such individual errors,” said Avci.
“You cannot explain it.”
So, chances of seeing Besiktas sign up the shot-stopper at the moment are in doubt.