Alisson completed his move to Liverpool for £68.8m. (Getty Images)Alisson has revealed that Mohamed Salah got in touch with him shortly before his move to Liverpool.
Jurgen Klopp’s side completed a £68.8 million deal with Roma on Thursday to sign the Brazil international, who has become the world’s most-expensive goalkeeper.
Salah, meanwhile, already has experience of having Alisson as a teammate as the pair played together at Roma before the Egyptian made the move to Liverpool last year.
And Liverpool’s latest signing admits Salah was keen for him to join Anfield.
‘We didn’t have that much contact after he left Roma,’ Alisson told Liverpool’s official website.
‘We met again in the game when we were up against each other [in the Champions League last season].
Alisson and Mohamed Salah were teammates at Roma. (AFP/Getty Images)More: Football
‘Yesterday, he sent me a message saying: ‘Hey, what are you waiting for?’ As the negotiations were at an advanced stage, I replied to him straight away saying: ‘Calm down, I’m on my way!’
‘I’m really happy to have the opportunity to play alongside him again.
Alisson is set to become Liverpool’s first-choice goalkeeper. (Getty Images)‘As well as being a great player, he is a huge character and a great person – which is the most important thing.
‘To be with these great people and players day to day is fantastic for me.’
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