But Irvine believes loaning Carroll, who has scored just twice during another injury-hit campaign, is out of the question."I certainly hope Andy will be a player here at the end of the month," Irvine said."I don't think we have had any offers, in terms of taking him on loan, and I don't think the club would entertain him going out on loan."That does not help us and we need as much help as we can get between now and the end of the season, so I don't know why that would be attractive to the club if it was to come up.The 28-year-old was left out of Dortmund’s goalless draw with Wolfsburg, with their coach Peter Stöger explaining that the striker was being punished for missing a team meeting.And now the German publication Bild is reporting that Aubameyang has handed in a transfer request having effectively isolated himself at the club.
The England player, who joined Arsenal from Southampton in 2006, has only made six Premier League appearances this season.
Klopp confirmed before the kick-off that Karius should now be considered Liverpool’s first-choice ‘keeper and he later defended him after his performance against City was criticised, insisting “he will stay in goal”.
Mignolet understands and respects Klopp’s decision and, while speaking to Belgian outlet Sporza, denied reports of a rift between himself and Klopp.
West Ham have no interest in allowing Andy Carroll to leave the club on loan during the transfer window, assistant manager Alan Irvine has said.
Chelsea manager Antonio Conte is keen to bolster his attacking options after seeing his side go three successive matches without scoring a goal.