Alisson Becker joined Roma from Inter Milan in the summer of 2016, signing a 5 year contract. He spent the majority of that season as understudy to Polish international Wojciech Szczęsny, managing to make only 15 appearances in all competitions.
It has been a meteoric rise for the Brazilian who did not play a single game in Serie A in the 2016-2017 campaign before taking over as the undisputed No.1 last term. He has been very impressive for the club domestically and in Europe, keeping 22 clean sheets in 49 games for the club in all competitions.
The Goalkeeper also helped his team to reach the Semi-finals of the Champions League and has established himself as one of the best goalkeepers in the world.
The 25 year old’s excellent form caught the attention of clubs like Real Madrid, Chelsea and Liverpool ahead of the summer transfer window. Jurgen Klopp especially is very keen to sign as he wants a new world class goalkeeper for next season.
The Serie A giants, though, have stated on a regular basis that they have no intention of sanctioning a sale. The Selecao star told he wants his future to be resolved before the start of the World Cup as he is eager to avoid any distractions in Russia.
Former Brazil goalkeeper Claudio Taffarel claims that Alisson is very happy at Roma and would be content to stay at the club beyond the summer.
The 1994 World Cup winner, 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.
“I don’t know what will happen, but he said he’d be content to remain at Roma.”
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