Mignolet might quit Anfield this January - FCNaija

EPL By: Iseghohi Odianosen | 16/01/2018

Simon Mignolet might quit Liverpool this month after he insisted that he has concerns about his place in Belgium’s World Cup squad.

Mignolet was relegated to a bench role in Liverpool’s 4-3 victory over Manchester City on Sunday at the Anfield.

The Belgian is not comfortable with his new role at the club and feels his place is threatened in the Red Devils’ squad for Russia in the World Cup.

Mignolet insisted: "I will soon be 30, and the World Cup finals are coming around. My current situation clearly can't continue much longer.

"Roberto Martinez, the Belgium coach, watched the Manchester City game and sent me a message of support afterwards. I appreciate it a lot.

"I know he has a lot of faith in me, and I played well in the recent friendly against Japan.

"But it is always important for me to be playing matches.

"I always try to keep calm, and I have come back stronger from similar situations in the past.

"But of course I have to think about my own future. All I can do is focus on training and do my best.

"I had a discussion with Jurgen Klopp after we played Burnley on January 1. He had rotated us over the Christmas period, and I don't think that is a healthy situation for a goalkeeper.

"Klopp then told me what was going to happen for the Manchester City game. Of course, I was not happy, although no harsh words were said.

"He told me honestly that Karius is ahead of me in the pecking order. I am absolutely not happy with this, although I always have to respect the coach's decision.

"After all that has gone on this season, I now know where I am - and the situation has become clearer.

"I have captained the side three times this season. I asked for an explanation of the bizarre situation after the Burnley game.

"We then played Everton in the FA Cup, and after a long break, the Manchester City game came around.