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Thursday July 19 2018
OFFICIAL: Liverpool sign €72.5m Alisson

Liverpool have officially completed a world-record transfer for Roma goalkeeper Alisson, who joins for €72.5m.

The goalkeeper was a key part of the Giallorossi side who reached the Champions League semi-finals last season, drawing interest from all over Europe.

In recent days though, the Reds stepped up their pursuit and a bid was accepted on Tuesday night.

Today Alisson took his medical in England, and he has now been officially announced as a Liverpool player.

Roma confirmed the fee taking the 26-year-old to Anfield was €62.5m plus €10m in bonuses, making Alisson the most expensive goalkeeper of all time.

Liverpool also have the most expensive defender in history, having paid around €80m for Virgil van Dijk in January.

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