Chelsea looking to pip Liverpool to Alisson signing


Alisson , The Canadian Press

Alison Becker stunned Liverpool fans by making an announcement on social media about joining Liverpool as their new goalkeeper.

The reds are reported to have placed a total bid of just under €70M (£62M) for the services of AS Roma, and Brazil's, keeper Alisson Becker. Real Madrid, another possible suitor, have yet to make contact with Roma.

The Brazilian goalkeeper has been fighting for a transfer away from Italy this summer and has attracted the attention of Real Madrid and Chelsea.

France Wins 2018 World Cup in Moscow
Croatia will wear their famous red and white checkered shirt with white shorts and white socks in Sunday's final against France . After Mandzukic scored, "I started hoping again, but it is very hard to come back against opposition as hard as France ".

The current Liverpool bid, when converted to euros, is 70 million ($81 million), and that is 17 million more than what Juventus paid Parma to acquire Gianluigi Buffon in 2001; the current goalie record.

Should the Brazilian worldwide make the move to the Premier League he would overtake Italian Gianluigi Buffon as the most expensive goalkeeper of all time.

After making such a statement with their offer, it is unlikely Liverpool will be put off by the asking price.

Trump Sees No Reason to Believe Russia Behind Election Meddling
Kansas Senator Jerry Moran says Trump missed an opportunity to publicly condemn Russia's interference in USA elections. Trump did not criticize Russia's support for Syrian leader Bashar Assad, whom the US has called on to step down.

Karius has started pre-season between the sticks but according to the Liverpool Echo, the Merseyside giants have made their move in the race for the Roma stopper.

Chelsea are also interested in the 25-year-old, who may eventually have his choice of Premier League clubs. Jurgen Klopp encourages his keeper to swiftly move on possession, and Alisson has the ability to add an extra dimension to Liverpool's swift attacking movement with his impressive mid to long range deliveries.

Unbelievable scenes as Ireland's Dan Martin wins Tour de France stage
After the relatively flat first nine days, the race will head south and into the Alps and then the Pyrenees Mountains. The Dutchman was seventh going into this stage, only 13 seconds behind Van Avermaet, but will now be a minute behind.

Latest News