After his horror show in the 2018 Champions League final, it was clear that Loris Karius was not going to continue his career at Liverpool.
The German goalkeeper had made a shaky start to life at Anfield, but did seem to be playing his way into some sort of form on the way to that final. However, the way he self-imploded in Kiev made it all but impossible for him to continue at Anfield.
While Liverpool have gone from strength to strength since they signed Alisson Becker to be their number one, the German's career has gone in an altogether different direction.
That means he will find himself back on Merseyside during the off-season. However, Liverpool may have found somebody to take him off their hands.
Goal are reporting that Bundesliga side Hertha Berlin are interested in signing Karius. They also have a good relationship with Liverpool, with Marko Grujic spending the last two seasons on loan at the club.
Hertha currently sit in tenth place in the Bundesliga and are thought to be interested in making Grujic's deal a permanent one at the end of the season if the finances in the transfer are right. They would seem also seem a decent fit for Karius.
The player was voted as the second best goalkeeper in Germany during his final season at Mainz and Hertha would be hoping he could recapture that form with a return to his home country.
They could also likely secure his signing at a low price with Liverpool having little use for Karius in their squad, with Alisson certain to be their first choice in that position for years to come.