Liverpool make £62m bid for Roma goalkeeper Alisson

Jo Caldwell
July 18, 2018

They will send a team to Rome to negotiate with the Serie A club.

According to multiple reports, Liverpool bid £62 million for the Brazilian, but no formal agreement has been reached yet.

Alisson Becker now knows just how serious Liverpool are about bringing him to Anfield this summer. Real Madrid, another possible suitor, have yet to make contact with Roma. To get the latest soccer news, text "SPORTS" to 22840.

Courtois's time at Chelsea could be up in the Blues land Alisson
Courtois's time at Chelsea could be up in the Blues land Alisson

Will £62m be enough to land Alisson?

Real may still be a player in the deal as they are reportedly interested in Chelsea 'keeper Thibaut Courtois, which would mean Chelsea would be in the market for a new stopper.

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They want in excess of £66m for his signature.

Alisson, 25, had a breakout campaign for Roma last season where he was considered one of the best goalkeepers in Europe. The reported offer is £53m up front, with £9m of add-ons.

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The Reds are believed to have submitted a world-record bid for the Brazilian global as they look to finally remedy their long-standing goalkeeping woes.

Forgotten striker Daniel Sturridge has vowed to win back his place in the Liverpool side after returning from an unsuccessful loan period at West Brom. Reds boss Jurgen Klopp has given a few a few public votes of confidence in Karius, but the goalkeeper continues making mistakes in preseason.

But the deal is far from done with Chelsea ready to pull the trigger on their approach.

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