Simon Mignolet

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Born: March 6, 1988; Sint-Truiden, Belgium
Position: Goalkeeper
Signed: 25 June 2013; Sunderland; £9m
SAN FRANCISCO, USA - Thursday, July 21, 2016: Liverpool's manager Jürgen Klopp and new goalkeeper Alex Manninger wait as the team takes a cruise to Alcatraz Island from Pier 33 to visit the prison on day one of the club's USA Pre-season Tour. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Veteran goalkeeper and new Liverpool signing, Alex Manninger, has outlined the type of goalkeeper Jurgen Klopp wants between the sticks at Anfield. Manninger, who signed...
TOULOUSE, FRANCE - Monday, June 20, 2016: Wales' Joe Allen in action against Russia during the final Group B UEFA Euro 2016 Championship match at Stadium de Toulouse. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Following on from Ben Twelves' assessment of Liverpool's England stars' performances so far at Euro 2016, he now takes a look at how the...

Liverpool goalkeeper Simon Mignolet says he is relishing the battle to be the Reds first-choice goalkeeper next season. Loris Karius became Liverpool's first signing of...
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Wednesday, April 13, 2016: Liverpool's goalkeeper Simon Mignolet and manager Jürgen Klopp during a press conference at Melwood Training Ground ahead of the UEFA Europa League Quarter-Final 2nd Leg match against Borussia Dortmund. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Liverpool goalkeeper Simon Mignolet believes the Reds' first pre-season under Jurgen Klopp will stand them in good stead ahead of the 2016/17 campaign. With Klopp...
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Monday, January 25, 2016: Liverpool's goalkeeper Simon Mignolet celebrating the victory after 6-6 winning in penalties during the Football League Cup Semi-Final 2nd Leg match against Stoke City at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

We continue our overview of Jurgen Klopp's key men in 2015/16 with Liverpool's first-choice goalkeeper, Simon Mignolet. Mignolet’s 55 starts between the posts this season...
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Saturday, April 2, 2016: Liverpool's goalkeeper Simon Mignolet in action against Tottenham Hotspur during the Premier League match at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Simon Mignolet has no desire to be Liverpool's hero in the Europa League final despite earning praise from former Reds goalkeeper Jerzy Dudek. The former...
BRUSSELS, BELGIUM - Sunday, November 16, 2014: Wales' James Chester in action against Belgium's Divock Origi during the UEFA Euro 2016 Qualifying Group B game at the King Baudouin [Heysel] Stadium. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Simon Mignolet, Divock Origi and Christian Benteke have been named in Belgium's squad for Euro 2016.
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Wednesday, May 11, 2016: Liverpool's goalkeeper Simon Mignolet in action during the Premier League match against Chelsea at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Simon Mignolet believes Liverpool can take a lot from a battling draw with Chelsea as they look ahead to next week's Europa League final.
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Saturday, April 2, 2016: Liverpool's goalkeeper Simon Mignolet in action against Tottenham Hotspur during the Premier League match at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Joe Allen believes Simon Mignolet outlined his importance to Liverpool.
VILLRREAL, SPAIN - Thursday, April 28, 2016: Liverpool's goalkeeper Simon Mignolet looks dejected as Villarreal CF's Adrián López celebrates scoring the winning goal in injury time during the UEFA Europa League Semi-Final 1st Leg match at Estadio El Madrigal. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Simon Mignolet believes Liverpool still have a good chance of reaching the Europa League final, despite their 1-0 loss to Villarreal on Thursday.
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Saturday, April 23, 2016: Liverpool's manager Jürgen Klopp during the Premier League match against Newcastle United at Anfield. (Pic by Bradley Ormesher/Propaganda)

Looking at the stats behind dropping points from losing positions and how Simon Mignolet continues to be vital for the wrong reasons.
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Saturday, April 23, 2016: Liverpool's Daniel Sturridge in action against Newcastle United during the Premier League match at Anfield. (Pic by Bradley Ormesher/Propaganda)

After Liverpool drew 2-2 with relegation battlers Newcastle at Anfield on Saturday, we review how the media reacted to the eventful stalemate.
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Wednesday, April 13, 2016: Liverpool's goalkeeper Simon Mignolet and manager Jürgen Klopp during a press conference at Melwood Training Ground ahead of the UEFA Europa League Quarter-Final 2nd Leg match against Borussia Dortmund. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Goalkeeper Simon Mignolet joined Jurgen Klopp for today's pre-match press conference ahead of the Europa League quarter-final second-leg against Borussia Dortmund.
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Sunday, December 13, 2015: Liverpool's manager Jürgen Klopp celebrates the equaliser goal during the Premier League match against West Bromwich Albion at Anfield. (Pic by James Maloney/Propaganda)

After a raucous atmosphere at Borussia Dortmund last week, Jurgen Klopp believes the Anfield crowd can be more important than Liverpool's away-goal lead.

Another major overhaul could be on the cards at Liverpool this summer, if Jurgen Klopp funds his rebuilding project with a number of high-profile sales.
LONDON, ENGLAND - Sunday, February 28, 2016: Liverpool's goalkeeper Simon Mignolet looks dejected as Manchester City score the opening goal during the Football League Cup Final match at Wembley Stadium. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Liverpool goalkeeper Simon Mignolet will spend some time analysing his performance in the Capital One Cup final - but insists the Reds have to move on quickly from the disappointment.
LONDON, ENGLAND - Sunday, February 28, 2016: Liverpool's goalkeeper Simon Mignolet looks dejected after picking up his runners-up medal after losing on penalties to Manchester City during the Football League Cup Final match at Wembley Stadium. (Pic by John Walton/Pool/Propaganda)

Simon Mignolet's performance in Liverpool's League Cup final defeat to Manchester City showed a balance of mediocrity and brilliance that echoes through the Reds' squad.
LONDON, ENGLAND - Sunday, February 28, 2016: Liverpool players before the Football League Cup Final match against Manchester City at Wembley Stadium. (Pic by Jason Roberts/Pool/Propaganda)

Following Liverpool’s agonising League Cup final shoot-out defeat to Man City, we round up the best of the media reaction from Wembley.

Addressing the media ahead of Jurgen Klopp's pre-match press conference, Simon Mignolet previewed Liverpool's League Cup final clash with Manchester City.

Mignolet believes Liverpool will have no problem coping with a crucial Europa League tie and a Wembley final in the same week.
NORWICH, ENGLAND - Friday, January 22, 2016: Liverpool's goalkeeper Danny Ward warms up before the Premiership match against Norwich City at Carrow Road. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Simon Mignolet's consistently poor performances in the Liverpool goal are now beyond repair.

Simon Mignolet says a lack of end product in Liverpool's attacks ultimately cost them defeat at Leicester City on Wednesday night.
NORWICH, ENGLAND - Friday, January 22, 2016: Liverpool's goalkeeper Simon Mignolet looks dejected as Norwich City score the third goal during the Premiership match at Carrow Road. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Simon Mignolet may not have been the worst aspect of Liverpool's play against Norwich, but he again failed to convince.
KAZAN, RUSSIA - Wednesday, November 4, 2015: Liverpool's goalkeeper Simon Mignolet and manager Jürgen Klopp during a press conference at the Kazan Arena ahead of the UEFA Europa League Group Stage Group B match against FC Rubin Kazan. (Pic by Oleg Nikishin/Propaganda)

Liverpool supporters were left baffled when the club announced on Monday a new long-term contract for Simon Mignolet, but manager Jurgen Klopp says he is "really satisfied" with his goalkeeper.
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Wednesday, January 13, 2016: Liverpool's goalkeeper Simon Mignolet looks dejected as Arsenal score the second equalising goal during the Premier League match at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Simon Mignolet signed a new Liverpool deal on Monday evening.
STOKE-ON-TRENT, ENGLAND - Sunday, August 9, 2015: Liverpool's goalkeeper Simon Mignolet applauds the supporters after the 1-0 victory over Stoke City during the Premier League match at the Britannia Stadium. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Liverpool goalkeeper Simon Mignolet has signed a new contract which will keep him at the club until 2021.
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Wednesday, January 13, 2016: Liverpool's goalkeeper Simon Mignolet looks dejected as Arsenal score the second equalising goal during the Premier League match at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Is Klopp really happy with Mignolet as his No.1? If so, it would be the manager's first big mistake at Liverpool.
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Wednesday, January 13, 2016: Liverpool's Roberto Firmino celebrates scoring the first goal against Arsenal during the Premier League match at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Liverpool battled back to claim a last-gasp point against Arsenal at Anfield on a night that will have pleased and frustrated Jurgen Klopp in equal measure.
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Sunday, November 29, 2015: Liverpool's manager Jürgen Klopp and goalkeeper Simon Mignolet celebrate after the 2-0 victory over Swansea City during the Premier League match at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Liverpool goalkeeper Simon Mignolet is on the verge of signing a new long-term contract at Anfield.

Jurgen Klopp has given his backing to Liverpool goalkeepers Simon Mignolet and Adam Bogdan, declaring that he "really trusts" goalkeeping coach John Achterberg.