Liverpool are willing to sanction a January loan move for Irish goalkeeper Caoimhin Kelleher in an effort to help him get some first team experience.

The Republic of Ireland Under-21 is the third choice goalkeeper at Anfield behind Alisson Becker and summer signing Adrian.

Kelleher has featured for the Reds this season in the Carabao Cup and helped them to a penalty shoot-out victory over Arsenal in the round of 16.

However manager Jurgen Klopp is eager to see Kelleher play more first team football and, according to the Liverpool Echo, is ready to let him join a Championship club in January.

Championship team Preston North End are believed to be interested but Liverpool want a guarantee of regular playing time for Kelleher.

Klopp has high hopes for Kelleher as a player and recently said: "He's a wonderful boy and a sensational talent. That’s how it is and the future is bright for him.

"He’s now growing, not growing size-wise but the muscles are coming step by step. [He’s] a very good footballer, very good with his feet. 

"He’s just a very calm person, which helps as well as a goalie, so yeah, a big, big talent."

The Anfield club also look set to send teenager striker Rhian Brewster out on loan with Aston Villa, Crystal Palace and Swansea all believed to be interested.