Nearly double the 40m euros Manchester City paid to sign compatriot Ederson last summer, the fee dwarves the 30m euros Bayern Munich spent to bring Manuel Neuer from Schalke back in 2011, and the 28.5 million euros Sunderland received from Everton for Jordan Pickford. After personal terms were reported to have been agreed, the player cut short a holiday in Sardinia to fly to the north of England to undergo a medical, which he passed and was unveiled as a Liverpool player on Thursday night.
"At one point in the last few weeks it came up, the opportunity to sign (one) of the world's best goalkeepers", said Klopp.
Most recently, Jurgen Klopp was insistent that selling Philippe Coutinho was the right thing to do-and judging by the club's reinvestment since, it's arguably correct. "They were quite excited, so we did it".
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Tiger told that story on Tuesday, a quick stroll down memory lane as he prepped for his first Open Championship start since 2015. Bubba Watson made his debut in The Open Zone at Carnoustie on Wednesday afternoon and explained what "Bubba golf" is all about.
"He was a really important goalkeeper for us and his saves rescued a lot of points and games last season, but that is football", he told Sky Sports Italia.
The London club look set to lose Thibaut Courtois to Real Madrid on a cut-price deal and are likely to hold a keen interest in Alisson as a replacement, with some reports claiming that they, too, had a bid rejected for the players.
Monchi confirmed that Alisson is now in Liverpool, saying "Alisson is in Liverpool and we're at a very advanced stage, but the deal is not done yet".