Alisson pulled off a stunning save in the dying moments against Napoli (Picture: Getty)Jurgen Klopp admitted he had no idea Alisson was this good after the Brazilian pulled off a stunning save in the dying minutes of the Reds’ 1-0 win against Napoli.
Mohamed Salah scored Liverpool’s only goal at Anfield but the Reds faced a nervy final ten minutes when the Serie A giants piled forward for an equaliser that would have knocked Klopp’s men out.
Sadio Mane and Mohamed Salah had numerous chances to put the game to bed but the Reds have Alisson to thank in injury time for his incredible save to deny Arkadiusz Milik from point-blank range.
Much was made about Liverpool’s decision to break the world record for a goalkeeper to sign Alisson for £67million last summer but the Brazilian’s proved value for money so far this campaign.
Alisson secured Liverpool’s spot in the knockout stages (Picture: Getty)And Jamie Carragher has revealed that Klopp admitted after the game that he would have paid twice as much had he realised just how good Alisson was.
‘Klopp just told me “If I knew Alisson was this good I would have paid double!’ revealed Carragher on his Instagram.
Liverpool finished runners up to Paris Saint-Germain after Thomas Tuchel’s side confirmed top spot with a win against Red Star Belgrade.
The Reds await Monday’s draw to see who they will face in the last-16.
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