Monchi claims Roma do not 'lack ambition' after agreeing to sell Alisson

Alisson kept three clean sheets in five games for Brazil at this summer's World Cup

Liverpool on Thursday signed Brazil goalkeeper Alisson from Roma in a world record deal valued at 72.5 million euros by the Italian club.

Alisson played a pivotal part in the Roma side which unexpectedly reached the last four of the Champions League last season.

At a time when announcing transfers has become an industry unto itself, this week saw a rather anticlimactic end to rumours surrounding AS Roma goalkeeper Alisson Becker. It's not his price, it's not the price we want to pay, it's only the price the market demands.

Of course, there's more to this than just translating his Serie A numbers over to the Premier League. The reported fee for the services of Allison is thought to be £66.9m, which will smash the current world-record tally which was previously held by Manchester City for Ederson.

Klopp added: "His English is surprisingly good and he is a real personality".

"Lets be happy that we've got him for next season and hopefully the season after that".

Liverpool will not move for Nabil Fekir in this transfer window, according to the Liverpool Echo.

Liverpool manager Juergen Klopp says clubs will be "collecting the bones" of overworked players as the global calendar places more demands on teams already struggling to cope with a hectic domestic schedule. I don't understand that 100%.

Alisson began his career at Internacional in his homeland of Brazil.

Alisson's save percentage of 79.3%, the best in Serie A, was only bettered by de Gea among first-choice Premier League goalkeepers last season.

"The pre-season is very bad, the positive thing of the pre-season is only for the young boys that have a fantastic opportunity to train with us", the Man United manager explained.

"Liverpool are heading in the right direction to challenge them". With two penalty saves and 28 goals conceded considered, Alisson would have notched 121 Fantasy points last season, which would have made him a top 10 goalkeeper in Goal's Premier League game.

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