Liverpool’s goalkeeping dilemma has been well documented over the last few years. Simon Mignolet, simply put, hasn’t been good enough, whilst Loris Karius has been vilified by pundits and fan alike for his inconsistent, mistake-ridden form. Certainly, in the case of Karius, there is a decent goalkeeper in there somewhere, but Jurgen Klopp just hasn’t been able to find it yet.
Naturally, then, it will come as no surprise to learn of Liverpool’s apparent interest in signing a new goalkeeper, with Alisson of Roma a target for the club. The Brazilian enjoyed a brilliant campaign in Serie A last season, and he has now emerged as one of Europe’s best, and he’d certainly help stop the club shipping so many goals.
However, whilst the Reds have been leaking goals as a result of their goalkeeping situation, the recruitment of a player like Alisson could have far-reaching consequences beyond simply increasing the number of clean sheets.
Indeed, there are a few players within the Liverpool squad that are likely desperate for the Brazilian to join, as he could have a direct impact on how well they do in a red shirt as well.
Here are TWO players that would thrive if Alisson signs for Liverpool this summer…