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Liverpool agree world-record deal for Roma goalkeeper Alisson

Shai Khullar
18th July 2018
Alisson
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Liverpool have agreed a fee of £66.8 million for goalkeeper , and have already agreed personal terms with the player.

The Reds, who saw their initial offer of £62.2 million rejected on Tuesday, returned with an increased bid on Wednesday as they looked to secure their top priority target.

Reports in Italy suggested a new bid of €75 million, which was later confirmed by local journalists - including The Times' Paul Joyce and The Echo's James Pearce - who revealed that an agreement had been reached.

The 25-year-old Brazilian is set to undergo a medical and finalise the move on Thursday, having travelled to Merseyside on Wednesday after cutting short his holiday.

’s arrival means the Reds will have four senior shot-stoppers at the club, with , Danny Ward and 's future in jeopardy.

As reported by Neil Jones of Goal.com, Ward is the most likely to depart, with believed to be close to agreeing a £12million deal with Liverpool.

With also likely to depart in search of first-team action, Karius is likely to remain at Anfield as the No. 2 goalkeeper at the start of the campaign.

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