Photo: New Liverpool signing shares joke with Sadio Mane

Liverpool goalkeeper Loris Karius appears to be getting on well with Sadio Mane

A photo posted by Loris Karius (@lorisk21) on

Loris Karius and Sadio Mane look to be getting along well after the pair completed their respective moves to Liverpool earlier this summer.

The Germany Under-21 goalkeeper was a £4.7m signing from Bundesliga side Mainz in May as Jurgen Klopp provided current first-choice goalkeeper Simon Mignolet with much-needed competition ahead of the new season.

The Liverpool manager wrapped up a deal for Senegal international Mane earlier this month after the Reds agreed a £30m fee with Premier League rivals Southampton for the African forward.

The new Reds signings have been put through their paces by Klopp this week after a 1-0 victory over Tranmere Rovers in their first pre-season friendly at the weekend.

And Karius, who previously played for Manchester City’s youth side, shared a photo on his Instagram page which highlighted the growing friendship between Karius and Mane.

The Liverpool number one wrote the following caption for his Instagram snap:

“Funny moments with Sadio Mane in training earlier today…😁😄 #LK1 #LFC @liverpoolfc”

Klopp has also added Schalke and Cameroon defender Joel Matip and Serbian youngster Marko Grujic to his squad in the summer transfer window.

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Liverpool finished in eighth place in the Premier League table last season after losing to Manchester City and Sevilla in two cup finals.

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