Liverpool FC are one of a number of clubs interested in Roma goalkeeper Alisson Becker, but what is it that makes the Brazilian so sought after?
Discussions are already underway between the two clubs, although the talks are understood to be at a very early stage via an Italian intermediary. They also say Liverpool made an enquiry into signing the 26-year-old during the January transfer window and the club hopes to persuade Roma to offload the £62m-rated goalkeeper in the coming weeks.
Simon Mignolet’s future at the club appears to be over after recently losing his place in goal to Loris Karius, with the German now considered being Liverpool’s undisputed first choice in all competitions. However, doubts still persist over Karius’ ability to hold down the No 1 shirt going forward at Liverpool, with Jamie Carragher adamant neither goalkeeper is good enough.
Since Jurgen Klopp took over at Anfield in October 2015, Liverpool has conceded 113 Premier League goals in 95 games, more than any of their top-six rivals. But is that man Alisson and could the Brazil international the answer to Liverpool’s long-running search for a world-class shot stopper? he be a success in the Premier League? Express your passion in the comment section.