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Roma insist Alisson not for sale in spite of Liverpool and Real Madrid links

Roma will not offer Alisson these summer months, president James Pallotta says, amid studies linking the Brazilian goalkeeper to their Champions League opponents Liverpool.

Liverpool stepped up their pursuit of Alisson after keeping talks with the player’s agent.

Alisson has yet to concede a goal at the Stadio Olimpico in the Champions League this season and quite a few of Europe’s leading teams have been joined with a summer months bid for his solutions, with Real Madrid also reportedly monitoring him.

Pallotta, who made headlines for diving into one particular of the Eternal City‘s fountains after the midweek victory in excess of Barcelona, says he will not hear to any delivers as he seems to be to keep on to the twenty five-year-outdated.

“We have no intention of providing him,” he instructed Sky Sports Italia. “I suggest zero at all. I’m certain some individuals will in all probability appear in with some bids, but I really don’t have any curiosity in providing him, he’s an excellent goalkeeper.

“When we acquired him, I considered the identical thing and as far as I’m anxious, I suggest no!”

Alisson has earned rave testimonials this season.

Qualifying for upcoming season’s Champions League will warranty Pallotta’s club greater income upcoming season and make it much easier for them to reject bids for their players. Sunday’s night’s goalless draw against Lazio in the Rome derby was a missed opportunity to cement their place in the leading 4.

“We have acquired a few games still left and we have acquired to choose treatment of business for an upcoming year,” he claimed. “[The point against Lazio is] improved than nothing. I’m a very little disappointed but like I claimed, we have acquired to choose treatment of business in the upcoming bunch of games.”

Roma host Genoa on Wednesday ahead of travelling to Ferrara to face SPAL upcoming weekend, forward of a trip to Anfield for them to start with the leg of a Champions League semi-final clash against a club owned by his fellow Bostonian John W. Henry — a tie Pallotta thinks could go possibly way.

“Yes, why not, I suggest we are not participating in [just for fun] — I feel we match up actually well against Liverpool,” he claimed. “They’re actually tricky and I feel we match up actually well, and it truly is going to be fun to have a Boston derby.”

Pallotta is a component-proprietor of the NBA’s Boston Celtics, while Henry’s Fenway Sports Group controls Significant League Baseball’s Boston Red Sox.