Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard expects Pepe Reina to stay and fight Simon Mignolet for the No.1 shirt at Anfield next season.
Reina's future at Liverpool has been the subject of conjecture following the recent arrival of Mignolet from Sunderland.
The Spaniard claims he welcomes Mignolet's arrival on Merseyside and Gerrard expects Reina to battle to keep the No.1 spot feeling competition for places is good for the squad.
"I think who becomes the Liverpool No.1 is going to be Brendan Rodgers' decision, I think he has gone on the record and said he wants to keep Pepe Reina who is a world class goalie and Mignolet had a fantastic season as well so competition for places is going to be really healthy.
"It is going to be an interesting one, we are going to have to keep our eye on it.
"I know Pepe won't give up the No.1 one without a fight. I have experienced him in top, top form and I think on his day he's in the top five keepers in the world so it's going to be an interesting one ...