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Liverpool keeper coach Achterberg reveals he scouts transfer targets daily

Liverpool goalkeeper coach John Achterberg has revealed he scouts potential targets daily at Melwood.

Achterberg says he also runs the rule over their keepers away on-loan.

"I go into work and then I look at the goalkeepers out on loan, so I am looking at footage of Kamil and Loris," Achterberg told the Liverpool Echo. "Obviously Loris is still our goalkeeper as well and then I am looking at the normal leagues who produce goalkeepers.

"You have to look at any you don't know, obviously you know most of them all already, but it if you don't, you take a look and see how they are moving. If one game is enough [to judge] then you leave it but if you think you need to catch more, that is how you have a look.

"I have about four of five thousand reports from some keepers you watch 10 or 15 times and then you stay on top of it. If you think they can be OK for us then you have to keep following them and you always have to prepare for a No.1, 2 or 3. And then in between you try to find keepers who are younger.

"You try to find out about 14, 15 or 16-year-olds. Do we need one? Can we bring them in? And that is obviously in combination with the Academy there. So I suggest them to them and they have a look. If they can bring them up and we have a look with Jack Robinson (goalkeeper coach) and we have a look too, to see if there is a possibility to bring them to the club.

"So you want to prepare for everything, always. You always look at who is out of contract, who has one year left, so that the transfer fee won't be too high and then obviously you have the best list ready for whatever needs to happen."

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