Alisson to debut for Liverpool against Napoli

Fabinho and Keita

Liverpool news Fabinho and Keita both arrived at Anfield this summer

City are now favourites after reaching 100 points to win the title last season but Liverpool's transfer dealings have not gone unnoticed, with many tipping Klopp's side to make a major push for their first top flight championship win since 1990.

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has revealed how he hopes both players will be available for selection when the Reds kick off the new season next weekend. "I think he would be better off here but it is a contract issue, I understand his point of view", Warnock told the BBC.

And fellow new signings Alisson Becker, Fabinho and Naby Keita are all upgrades on Loris Karius, Emre Can and even club captain Jordan Henderson.

Belgian forward Dries Mertens has not yet returned to training after helping his national team clinch third place in the World Cup.

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Alisson had been the number one goalkeeper in both standing and number for Roma last season but now at Liverpool Loris Karius holds the no. 1 jersey.

After the match in Dublin, Liverpool will host a final friendly at Anfield against Torino on August 7 before getting their Premier League season underway at home against West Ham on August 12.

"He came back a few days ago and he was really excited".

'Training for the outfield players is obviously different than for the goalies, but we want to see him as well against Napoli.

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The Anfield club have made progress during the German's reign, but they have also lost in three cup finals - the League Cup, Europa League and Champions League.

"As good as Alisson was in his first season in Rome, Courtois we have seen over a longer period".

The Brazilian took part in his first training session for the club this week since sealing his big-money move from Roma and has immediately caught the eye of his new boss.

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