Madrid know that bringing a top level goalkeeper will not come cheap, but they're not willing to pay more than 60 million euros for Alisson, who is one of several signings they want to close. The Albanian worldwide has now established himself as Simone Inzaghi's number one and kept 17 clean sheets in his 53 appearances in all competitions last season.
He will start the World Cup as Brazil's number one ahead of Manchester City's Ederson.
Alisson knows that he would have to compete with Keylor Navas, but he thinks that he will get minutes with Julen Lopetegui.
The Times reports that Liverpool have suffered another blow in the transfer market after West Ham playmaker Manuel Lanzini - the club's alternative target to Fekir - recently suffered a serious knee injury while training with Argentina for this summer's World Cup.
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Roma have allowed Alisson's agent Jose Maria Neis to speak to Madrid officials and a £61million fee could be agreed.
The player everyone expects to leave Stoke after their relegation from the Premier League is Shaqiri.
The French worldwide appeared poised to finalise a move to Anfield prior to jetting off to the World Cup in Russian Federation, with a picture of him in the club's kit leaked online.
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