Mainz's goalkeeper Loris Karius gestures during the German Bundesliga soccer match between FC Bayern Munich and FSV Mainz 05 at the Allianz Arena stadium in Munich, Germany, Wednesday, March 2, 2016. (AP Photo/Matthias Schrader)

Video: Loris Karius’ stunning sprinting save for Mainz against Gladbach

New Liverpool goalkeeper Loris Karius was in fine form throughout 2015/16, including an incredible save against Borussia Monchengladbach in January.

Karius has joined the Reds in a £4.7 million this summer, moving to Merseyside from Mainz after five years with the Bundesliga outfit.

The 22-year-old became Jurgen Klopp‘s third signing of the summer, joining Marko Grujic and Joel Matip at Anfield.

Karius remains something of an unknown quantity for many Liverpool supporters, but a remarkable save from the former Germany U21 international in January provides a glimpse of his talents.

With Gladbach left-back Oscar Wendt charging to the byline to send in a cross in January’s clash with Mainz, the Swede beat Karius on the angle and found Lars Stindl in the box.

Stindl’s header was blocked on the line, setting up a powerful effort for Raffael, but with the Brazilian’s strike looking destined for the back of the net, Karius sprinted across the face of goal to make the save.

It was a moment of inspiration from Karius, showcasing his perception and strong reflexes, qualities that will make him a great fit in the Premier League.

“I’ll have to ask him how he saved that one,” Mainz winger Christian Clemens said after the game, which ended in a 1-0 win to Karius’ side.

“He wasn’t even in goal and then all of a sudden he was there. I mean, we all know he is a fantastic goalkeeper. Luckily for us, he played out of his skin today.”

Following his exploits in 2015/16, Karius has been named the Bundesliga’s second-best goalkeeper by his fellow professionals, receiving 13.6 percent of the vote in survey by Kicker.

Only Bayern Munich’s Manuel Neuer was voted higher, with 23.8 percent.

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