Date: 23rd July 2019 at 6:35pm
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Liverpool goalkeeper Simon Mignolet is a target for Portuguese outfit Benfica, according to reports.

The 31-year-old made just one FA Cup appearance last term after the club signed Alisson Becker from AS Roma for £66.8million.

And A Bola report that Mignolet is being eyed up by the Primeira Liga champions after they failed to land Juventus shot-stopper Mattia Perin.

Mignolet has had to settle for a place on the bench over the past 12 months.

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It’s thought that the Belgium international, who’s valued at round £7million, is keen to leave Anfield in order to play regular first-team football.

However, despite making it clear that he’s the back-up option, boss Jurgen Klopp wants to keep hold of Mignolet to keep that competition within his squad.

Benfica are also reportedly keeping tabs on AS Roma goalkeeper Robin Olsen, who was bought to fill the void left at the Italian side after Alisson departed for Merseyside.

 
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