Allison Becker

Reports: Liverpool in talks with €70m-rated No. 1 as Karius replacement

In bids of making the defense their stronger, reports from Sports Illustrated via Sky Sports claims that Liverpool are strongly in talks to sign AS Roma shot stopper Alisson Becker before the summer transfer window comes up.

The reports claim that the Merseysiders have already begin talks with the Serie A Club in the early stages in hopes of bringing the goalie to Anfield.

The report further claims that the Reds have previously asked about the future of the Roma shot stopper sometime last month and that the English club are hoping they can convince the Italian side to sell their goalkeeper in the summer.

Becker has been widely regarded as one of the best  between the sticks across Europe which has seen the club value their star man at €70 million. With that price, the Serie A giants are planning on making their goalkeeper the most expensive shot stopper in the world.

However, reports from Italy is currently covering that the Roma are currently hoping they could tie down him to new contract Extension with them.

The 25-year-old was highly regarded as the “Messi of Goalkeepers” by his Goalkeeping coach Roberto Negrisolo, he said:

“This guy is a phenomenon, He is the number one of number ones.”

The Reds, are said to be keeping tabs on not just the Roma shot stopper but also several other goalie in all of Europe as they have been lacking a world-class goalkeeper in the past seasons to boost their defense even more.

Although, the Reds, are said to have Loris Karius and Simon Mignolet as their best option in the goalie. But Karius has quickly out-performed Mignolet after participating in the Champions League 5-0 win against Porto during the week.

But Jurgen Klopp is said to be still be in search of a replacement, as both goalkeeper has conceded silly goals in the Premier League and other competitions.

However, Liverpool are not only one said to be interested in Alisson Becker as Real Madrid and Paris Saint-Germain also keen on the Brazilian, which could be a problem for English Outfit.