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Liverpool on Alert as Barcelona Prepare Jasper Cillessen Replacement - Report

Chelsea are also in the race to sign the Dutchman

Barcelona v Sevilla - Spanish Copa del Rey Final Photo by David Ramos/Getty Images

Barcelona are already lining up the replacement for Jasper Cillessen, as the goalkeeper is being pursued by Liverpool, Chelsea, and Napoli, according to a new report.

Fernando Polo writes in Mundo Deportivo that Koen Casteels from Wolfsburg is the primary target, and the club has already been in touch with him. The big Belgian, 25, is known for his ability to play with his feet and his reflexes.

Two other Bundesliga keepers are on Barcelona’s sights: Timo Horn (1. FC Köln, 25) and Jiri Pavlenka (Werder Bremen, 26).

According to BetStars, the bookies’ favorites to land Cillessen are Liverpool. They are looking for an upgrade after Loris Karius’s disappointing showing in the UEFA Champions League Final. Meanwhile, Chelsea are looking to replace Thibaut Courtois, should he leave.

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