Liverpool have made a 70million euros (£62m) bid for Roma goalkeeper Alisson, according to reports.
Chelsea could launch a bid to rival Liverpool for the signature of Alisson in the coming days.
Chelsea are aware that Thibaut Courtois could leave this summer after holding off extending his contract at Stamford Bridge. But before you react to the news or announce it to the world, go back to the first word of the article...
Chelsea are reported to be interested in re-signing former keeper Petr Cech or alternatively, World Cup star and Leicester City shot-stopper Kasper Schmeichel as a replacement.
Courtois's time at Chelsea could be up in the Blues land Alisson
Liverpool's offer is believed to consist of £53m up front with another £9m in add-ons for the 25-year-old.
The Merseyside team have been looking for a goalkeeper ever since the Champions League Final loss against Real Madrid.
If Alisson does end up joining Liverpool, Roma have a contingency plan - they will put in an offer for Alphonse Areola, who will be competing for a place in the starting XI at PSG with Gianluigi Buffon. Reds boss Jurgen Klopp has given a few a few public votes of confidence in Karius, but the goalkeeper continues making mistakes in preseason.
In a friendly game against Tranmere last week, Karius spilled the ball from a free kick which led to a goal for the League Two side.
The Reds are believed to have submitted a world-record bid for the Brazilian worldwide as they look to finally remedy their long-standing goalkeeping woes.
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