Alisson to debut for Liverpool against Napoli

Tyler Owen
August 4, 2018

Liverpool are undefeated so far in pre-season, beating both Manchester clubs during the International Champions Cup in the US, and have spent approaching £200m on new signings as they look to close the gap on last season's Premier League champions Manchester City.

"The club will announce Alisson's permanent number in due course, and that of fellow summer signing Fabinho, who has provisionally been wearing no.3 in pre-season".

As a result, Alisson was touted as the future Liverpool goalkeeper, with the deal eventually being done after his return from the World Cup in which he started for Brazil.

Alisson is set to make his Liverpool debut today against Napoli and the club has confirmed that the goalkeeper will provisionally wear the no.13 against the Calcio A outfit.

Loris Karius now occupies the No. 1 squad number at Liverpool, while Simon Mignolet, who could leave Anfield this summer, wears No. 22.

But the Brazilian duo returned to action today in Liverpool's penultimate friendly before the start of the Premier League season next weekend.

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Asked about Chelsea's intention to sign new defenders, he said: "It is good to have fantastic players, more than just 11". Higuain is reportedly joining Milan on a one-year loan with the option to buy.

Liverpool will consider selling Sheyi Ojo before the transfer window closes, despite Jurgen Klopp's assertion the club only wanted to send him on loan.

Roberto Firmino joined up with Liverpool's training camp in Evian-les-Bains, France.

"Yes, getting to the Champions League final eases some of those pressures that we were hearing around Christmas time a year ago about Jurgen Klopp and his spending and the media's love of him etc, etc".

'Training for the outfield players is obviously different than for the goalies, but we want to see him as well against Napoli. Each player in the world needs training and time to adapt to his mates.

Liverpool play their final pre-season friendly against Torino on August 7, five days before hosting West Ham in their Premier League opener.

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