Marcelo Pitaluga: Things to Know About the Brazilian Goalkeeper

13 September 2020 10:00

Liverpool want a long-term heir to Alisson's throne and are closing in on the signing of young Brazilian goalkeeper Marcelo Pitaluga.

According to the Athletic, an initial fee of around £700,000 has been agreed and the deal could rise to £1.8m if he achieves various performance-related add-ons. Pitaluga is now set to join the Premier League champions this summer.

He will sign an initial three-year deal at Anfield and has the option to extend his stay for an additional two years. Pitaluga will become Jurgen Klopp's second signing of the transfer window and certainly is one for the future.

Here is everything you need to know about the 17-year-old.

1. The Alisson Connection