Liverpool 'Unlikely' to Sign Roma Target Despite Holding Talks With Player's Agent


'I believe and I hope that everything will be resolved before the start of the World Cup, ' he said following Brazil's 3-0 friendly win over Austria on Sunday.

Alisson wants future cleared prior to the World Cup with Liverpool looking the most likely destination for the Brazillian shot-stopper.

Roma goalkeeper Alisson Becker is "unlikely" to join Liverpool this summer despite months of speculation claiming that the Reds were in pole position for his signature, according to reports.

In-demand Brazilian goalkeeper Alisson hopes his club future will be sorted out before the World Cup starts later this week.

"The truth is that I left everything in the hands of my agent". "We'll see if something happens during this week".

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GETTY Nabil Fekir to Liverpool fell through after an announcement from Lyon

This news comes just days after a big transfer blow for Jurgen Klopp's men, as Lyon announced Nabil Fekir will not be moving to Liverpool despite lengthy negotiations.

Liverpool continue to be heavily linked with a summer swoop for Alisson, but the Brazil global is "very happy at Roma", according to his worldwide predecessor Claudio Taffarel.

The 1994 World Cup victor, who also spent time in Italy with Parma during his playing career, told Tele Radio Stereo: "Alisson is very happy at Roma and the rumours of a transfer are just rumours".

"He's a goalkeeper who gives you tranquillity and I'm truly delighted about him". If he stays at Roma, I'd be very happy.

"Alisson can be amongst the best in the world, alongside Courtois, De Gea and [Manuel] Neuer".

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