It will be a hard road back for Mignolet at Liverpool, says Everton ace Howard

first_imgTim Howard has warned Simon Mignolet his Liverpool career could be over after the Belgian stopper lost his place in the starting XI at Anfield.Reds manager Brendan Rodgers revealed the former Sunderland man is set for an indefinite spell on the sidelines after leaving him out of last weekend’s clash with Manchester United.And Everton number one Howard claims it will be a ‘hard road back’ for his counterpart at Liverpool.“I know he is a Red but I feel for Simon. It is hard being a goalkeeper,” said the American.“The phrase is taking the goalkeeper out of the spotlight but actually it sheds more light on them.“It is not easy. It is a confidence position and when you take him out of the team and then bring him back do the team and fans have confidence in him?”“You have to appreciate with a goalkeeper there are going to be ups and downs especially in this league because it is so fast and rough.“To be honest I think it is hard road back when you get taken out of the team.“Sometimes there is no way back. It is unfortunate for a goalkeeper but that is the way it is: you cannot come on and play the last 20-30 minutes and put a good shift in.“It is all or nothing with goalkeeping.” 1 Mignolet faces a long road back last_img read more