Alisson completes Liverpool move in world-record deal

Liverpool midfielder Naby Keita reveals his “overall favourite player”

Liverpool midfielder Naby Keita reveals his “overall favourite player”

Liverpool FC has confirmed that it has completed the signing of Brazilian keeper Alisson Becker from AS Roma for a 67-million-pound ($87.2-million) transfer fee, a world record for a goalkeeper.

In addition, 26-year-old forward Salah - who has scored 44 goals in 52 appearances for the club - signed a new five-year contract this summer.

The Brazilian arrived at Roma two years ago but spent his first season as Wojciech Szczęsny's understudy at the Stadio Olimpico, failing to play a single minute of Serie A action before the Poland worldwide departed twelve months ago.

Should the Brazilian be deployed in his most recognised role then it would put him in direct competition with captain Jordan Henderson - who is expected to miss the start of the season after helping England to the semi-finals of the World Cup - but Fabinho says that he will be content with whatever plans Klopp has for him. He played with the Seleção at this year's World Cup where his team lost in the quarterfinals.

Alisson is Liverpool's fourth major signing since they finished the 2017-18 season fourth in the Premier League and were beaten by Real Madrid in the Champions League final.

Liverpool forked out £67.5million to procure the goalkeeper from Roma, days after Loris Karius committed another error in the 3-2 friendly win over Tranmere Rovers.

It all makes good reading for his basic handling skills, but there's far more to being a top goalkeeper than that-and far more to Alisson's game than clean sheets.

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"The full package is just good", the coach added.

Liverpool new boy Alisson revealed he received a text message from Mohamed Salah as he closed in on his record-breaking move from Roma. "The owners were quite excited, so we did it". We are really happy to have him here now.

We have three outstanding goalkeepers and two very young and very talented goalkeepers but we need that, so I'm happy about that. He has nothing to do with the price, we have nothing to do with the price, it's the market, that's how it is and we will not think a lot about it.

It's not all about going short and safe, either, as Alisson has shown his capacity to play passes between the lines and initiate attacks from deep.

Finally, it seems - having been provided with undisputable evidence - clubs are starting to open their eyes to the value of the goalkeeper.

Liverpool's defence markedly improved last season, conceding the fewest amount of goals (38) in a single campaign since 2009/10.

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