Former Tottenham and England goalkeeper Paul Robinson has suggested that Liverpool should sign free agent goalkeeper Danijel Subasic.
The Croatian international is currently a free agent after leaving French side AS Monaco over the summer and Robinson believes Liverpool should try to sign him.
Alisson is out for up to six weeks with a shoulder injury and Robinson thinks Subasic would be a quality replacement for him in the meantime.
Speaking to Football Insider, Robinson has urged Liverpool to look at the shot-stopper. “Subasic is an outstanding goalkeeper.
“A top goalkeeper that did brilliantly for Croatia in the World Cup. I am very surprised that he is still a free agent. I thought somebody would have snapped him up by now.
“Adrian is out of form and his confidence looks shot to pieces.
“If Alisson is going to be out for six weeks, Subasic would be an outstanding signing for them.”
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Subasic was an important member of Croatia’s squad in the 2018 World Cup as he helped his side reach the final before losing 4-2 to France. In particular, he impressed against England in the semi-final of the competition as he made a crucial save from Harry Kane when the Tottenham man looked certain to score, ultimately sealing his team’s place against France in the final.
Of course, it has been over two years since that competition and Subasic is now 35. However, he is a low-risk signing due to being a free agent and has the experience of playing at the top level, both in Ligue 1 for Monaco and at international level for Croatia, which could benefit Liverpool as a number two goalkeeper.
Having him to step in whilst Alisson is injured could help Liverpool gain a few extra points that they may not get if they stick with Adrian. The Spanish goalkeeper, who currently looks set to play in Alisson’s absence, gifted Aston Villa their opening goal in the 7-2 defeat at Villa Park in Liverpool’s last Premier League game, suggesting that he may not be the reliable man they need between the sticks.