Liverpool have reportedly tabled a £62million bid to sign AS Roma goalkeeper Alisson, according to Italian newspaper Il Messaggero, and completing the deal would see the Reds boast another impressive world record.
Loris Karius and Simon Mignolet have both let Liverpool down in recent seasons, and while it remains to be seen if Alisson is the answer to their goalkeeping woes, the Brazilian has shown how capable and trustworthy he can be in goal for club and country.
Winning their first ever Premier League title, and a first league title since 1990, remains top priority for Liverpool every campaign, and breaking the bank to break their record transfer in each of the three most recent transfer windows could finally make their dreams come true.
In Mohamed Salah, Sadio Mane and Roberto Firmino, the Reds have the best attacking trio in the league, and could soon boast the best midfield if summer signings Fabinho and Naby Keita hit the ground running next season.
Van Dijk has improved the Reds since arriving from Southampton in January, Dejan Lovren is in the form of his life and a new top shot-stopper in Alisson could arrive this summer as the final piece of the jigsaw.
Having the most expensive defender and goalie on the planet could just see Liverpool finally win their first ever Premier League title, and not many will bet against them being strong challengers next season if Alisson indeed arrives.
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