Firmino reveals Alisson interest in Reds move

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Liverpool forward Roberto Firmino has revealed that compatriot Alisson Becker has asked him about the club.


The Roma and Brazil goalkeeper has been heavily linked with a switch to Anfield this Summer after some superb performances between the posts for the Serie A club.

But the Italians are desperate to avoid losing another star player to the Reds for a knockdown fee after seeing Egypt international Mohamed Salah leave for just £35m last year before going on to become a world-class performer at Anfield.

But, despite this, Firmino is hopeful that his international colleague will make the move to Merseyside this Summer.


“Yes, he asked me about Liverpool and I hope he can come here, but I know he has other proposals.” he said.

“From time to time I will give him a pinch to come to Liverpool and help us, but it’s with his agents.

“It wouldn’t be bad if he came to Liverpool.” he finished.

Alisson has a reported price tag of around £80m and is also of interest to Champions League winners Real Madrid and Premier League outfit Chelsea, with both linked to bids for his services.

So Liverpool could have a fight on to try and beat off the competition to get a deal done.


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