Liverpool to appoint former Man United goalkeeping coach Jack Robinson

Liverpool are reportedly going to appoint former Manchester United goalkeeper coach Jack Robinson to their backdrop staff.

The goalkeeper coach spent seven years at United helping David de Gea and Edwin van Der Sar.

In recent times he has been working for the Football Association where he has had responsibility for coaching the Under 15 to Under 17 keepers and was also part of England Under 17 setup that won the World Cup in 2017.

Robinson will assist Liverpool's John Achterburg who is well thought of by Jurgen Klopp and instigated the appointment.

Achterburg will focus on Liverpool's Alisson Becker and Simon Mignolet but acknowledges extra help is needed to keep pushing youngsters Kamil Grabara and Caolmhin Kelleher.

Poland youth international Grabara is on standby for Liverpool's squad to face Spurs at the weekend after team-mate Kelleher suffered a horrible cut to his calf after a clash with Divock Origi in training on Tuesday.

The 19-year-old Kelleher will most likely be out for four weeks which is a blow as he had been impressing staff and was in contention for the weekend as Mignolet is tending sprained fingers.

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