Liverpool 'complete' signing of Alisson Becker, subject to medical

Sky Sports report that Roma's Alisson is in England for a medical with the Reds ahead of completing a £67million move to Anfield, with Liverpool paying out a huge fee for the Brazilian worldwide.

Alisson underwent a medical and penned a long-term contract on Merseyside on Thursday in a £67m world-record deal for a goalkeeper. "We met again in the game when we were up against each other [in the Champions League in April]", Alisson told Liverpoolfc.com.

He is poised to be the fourth major signing for Liverpool this summer, following the arrivals of Naby Keita from Red Bull Leipzig, Fabinho from AS Monaco and Xherdan Shaqiri from Stoke City.

Liverpool were the only club to score against him in the Champions League at the Stadio Olimpico last season, striking twice in a 4-2 semifinal defeat but progressing to the final.

As according to reports from French source RMC, Chelsea and Real Madrid have finally agreed to a deal for shot-stopper and Russian Federation 2018 Golden Glove victor Thibaut Courtois, despite the Blues insistent on keeping the Belgian global.

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Fans have expressed their excitement at the thought of having Alisson Becker as Liverpool's first choice goalkeeper after a £66million bid was accepted by Roma. "In terms of my life and my career, it's a huge step for me being part of this club and this family".

Alisson is set to move to the Premier League for a world-record fee for a goalkeeper after keeping 17 clean sheets in 37 Serie A appearances last season.

"But no, at the moment we have three outstanding goalkeepers and two very young and very talented goalkeepers but we need that, so I'm happy about that".

Monchi confirmed that Alisson is now in Liverpool, saying "Alisson is in Liverpool and we're at a very advanced stage, but the deal is not done yet".

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