Alisson has come out in defence of Liverpool goalie coach John Achterberg, who has faced critical criticism in modern months.
The 47-year-old previous NAC Breda, FC Eindhoven and Tranmere Rovers
goalie joined Liverpool in 2009, and soon after coaching the reserve and
academy goalies, he was promoted to the first-team 2011.
Achterberg has been Alisson’s mentor because the Brazil keeper signed
from Roma this season, but took a reasonable share of the blame for Loris
Karius’ superior-profile blunders in the Champions League closing.
Achterberg has the whole guidance of his club, together with Alisson, who explained to the club’s formal web-site: “I’m seriously pleased.
“John has proved to be not just a terrific goalkeeping coach but a terrific
dude, a terrific individual. Considering the fact that I arrived I’ve discovered he’s beloved by all
“He leaves me really tranquil and relaxed on a working day-to-working day basis and we
understand from each other’s function. I’ve pointed out some spots that
lead to his function and also he has assisted me with points I can
boost in on the pitch.
“I consider the relationship between a goalie and the goalkeeping
coach requirements to be an trade, with a terrific offer of have confidence in, and we have
been developing this as a team, schooling alongside one another, and I’m finding on
terrific with the other keepers.
“Kamil [Grabara] and Caoimhin [Kelleher] are players with terrific possible. I understand from them on the pitch as effectively.
“And of program there’s Simon [Mignolet], who has been at Liverpool a
extended time and a extended time in the Premier League. He has been serving to me a
terrific offer in the working day-to-working day schooling and in games.
“They have all demonstrated by themselves to be terrific fellas, terrific folks.”