Chelsea are closing-in on a deal to sign Liverpool target Alisson Becker as they prepare to meet Roma's £62m asking price for the goalkeeper, according to Marca via the Daily Mail. The AS Roma goalkeeper is also the subject of interest from Liverpool, with Real Madrid also reportedly in the fray.
Thibaut Courtois ever since replacing Petr Cech as Chelsea's first choice goalkeeper has never endeared himself much to the fanbase.
The Stamford Bridge-based club are planning to sign AS Roma's Brazilian keeper Alisson who will cost over 60 million.
Marco Asensio will not be leaving Real Madrid this summer, despite interest from Liverpool.
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At Liverpool, the goalkeeping situation has been eerily uncomfortable for a while now.
The summer transfer window is open and managers are working hard on their transfer targets so we'll bring you all the latest gossip from around the globe. The 22-year-old is under contract in Madrid until 2023, and has a release clause of €700m, meaning the Champions League winners have no obvious reason to sell Asensio. Liverpool, meanwhile, have seemed to turn their attention elsewhere and Alisson's signing is no longer on their agenda.
And the 26-year-old reiterated his feelings about a possible move. Eden Hazard looks set to leave the club in search of Champions League football, with Real Madrid his most likely destination. Till then, Chelsea could possibly reach an agreement with Roma to take a step closer to beating Liverpool to the player's signature.