A Liverpool Tactician, Jurgen Klopp said he was impressed with the appearance of new goalkeeper Alisson Becker in his debut match against Napoli last Sunday (5/8), where the Brazilian national team goalkeeper did not concede a goal during the pre-season test match.
As is known, Liverpool successfully inaugurated the transfer of Alisson Becker from AS Roma in the summer transfer market this year. The Marseyside team is willing to redeem the player through pocket no less than 72.5 million euros, making the Brazilian National Team Goalkeeper the most expensive goalkeeper in football history.
Despite participating in the 2018 World Cup yesterday with the Brazilian National team, Alisson continued to join Jurgen Klopp’s squad, which is currently undergoing training camps in the United States. In fact, Alisson immediately made his debut in the test match against Napoli on Sunday (5/08) local time.
In the meeting, Alisson managed to keep his goal still up to the end, along with Liverpool’s 3-0 victory. Related to his good performance in the match, Alisson was later praised by manager Jurgen Klopp, where the German coach claimed to be impressed with the goalkeeper’s debut.
“He’s a good soccer player – maybe as good as his ability to keep the goal. It’s a great performance for the first game, especially because I think everyone can imagine what happened to humans in such situations, playing the first game after everything was written about it and all things like that. ”
“Playing against Napoli, that is the strongest team we have faced so far, 100 percent. They almost have a full squad here and it can look very different. He is very, very aware of all situations when he is needed behind the last line. “Klopp told reporters after the match.
As for Liverpool, they will still face Torino in the final trials of this Pre-season, they then open a journey in the new Premier League season against West Ham United.