Reds set to miss out on goalkeeper as Los Blancos make £68million swoop
Liverpool are set to miss out on signing Roma goalkeeper Alisson after the membership’s president, James Pallotta confirmed he was close to joining Real Madrid.
The Reds have lengthy been linked with the Brazilian shot-stopper, famed for his agility and his distribution.
But now it seems the Spanish giants, who beat them Three-1 within the 2017/18 Champions League last are set for victory once more as they pip the Merseysiders to his signature.
The Roma president was visiting Naples when approached by journalists from arenanapoli.it and requested if it was doable for Napoli to land Alisson, he replied: “No, [Napoli president Aurelio] De Laurentiis doesn’t need to spend all his cash.
“€78million [£68m] is needed and he’s close to joining Real Madrid.”
Speculation has been rife about Alisson joining Liverpool with Jurgen Klopp unable to belief both Simon Mignolet or Loris Karius.
And now the German boss can have to return to the drafting board if he does need to signal a substitute for the pair.
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