Liverpool make Alisson breakthrough as huge fee is agreed

Date published: Wednesday 18th July 2018 11:51 - Matthew Briggs

Liverpool have had a fee of around £66million accepted by Roma for goalkeeper Alisson, according  to reports.

Italian source La Stampa have claimed an agreement has been reached between the two clubs.

And now The Times’ Paul Joyce claims the Reds’ offer has been accepted by the Serie A side and they have now been granted permission to agree personal terms with the Brazil No. 1.

He does though also state that there is nothing stopping Real Madrid or Chelsea offering the same money and doing likewise, but Jurgen Klopp is at the head of the queue.

The Brazil international has been linked with a move to Anfield for much of the summer with various reports indicating the Reds were interested after Loris Karius’ double howler in the Champions League final.

 

On Tuesday several reputable sources, including the BBC, claimed that the Reds had made a 70million (£62.2million) bid to Roma for the player’s services.

Reports on Wednesday morning suggested fellow suitors Chelsea would match any Liverpool approach for the player, but it seems increasingly likely it will be Liverpool, who will win the race to sign the goalkeeper.

 

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