Alisson: Liverpool sign Brazil goalkeeper from Roma

Alisson: Liverpool sign Brazil goalkeeper from Roma

Alisson: Liverpool sign Brazil goalkeeper from Roma

Alisson played a pivotal part in the Roma side which unexpectedly reached the last four of the Champions League last season.

Press Association Sport understands Liverpool have agreed to meet Roma's valuation of 75 million euros (approximately £67m) for Alisson, a figure which would make the 25-year-old Brazil global the most expensive goalkeeper in history.

However, Klopp did warn Liverpool fans Alisson may need some time to adapt to the Premier League - though is excited about the prospects.

Steve Nicol is over the moon with Liverpool's reported agreement to sign Alisson, explaining what the much sought-after goalkeeper brings to the club.

Alisson began his career at Internacional in his homeland of Brazil. "I tried to focus on the end of the season with Monaco, but when you are aware a club of Liverpool's dimension is interested in your services, obviously it touches you", he said. Brazil international's transfer fee surpassed then €53million fee of Gianluigi Buffon from Parma to Juventus in 2001.

JURGEN KLOPP says the demands on worldwide football are putting too much strain on players, claiming "we have to collect their bones".

"We got to the Champions League semifinals, so I think we deserve a bit of faith".

At long last, Liverpool have signed the top-class goalkeeper they've lacked since Pepe Reina.

"Perhaps some of the fans are angry today, but we know that all the fans are happy when Roma win".

Jurgen Klopp has said the increasing demands of global football have to stop or clubs will be "collecting the bones" of players throughout the season. He played with the Seleção at this year's World Cup where his team lost in the quarterfinals.

Jose Mourinho has received rare backing from a fellow Premier League manager following his recent complaints over the limited amount of time to work with his squad ahead of the 2018-19 season. Liverpool's necessity to buy a new goalkeeper was magnified during the Champions League final when Loris Karius made two costly mistakes.

"Yes (the atmosphere) in part it did influence the decision".

"It's hard when you're a sporting director of a club".

He continued, "That game definitely did have an influence but I also watched other games".

I Giallorossi's new €7.5m signing didn't make a single Serie A appearance in his first season in the Italian capital, however, playing understudy to Wojciech Szczesny and only featuring in the domestic cup and European competition.

"Calm down! I'm on my way", was the reply, as told to the Liverpool official media.

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