Liverpool have already enjoyed a productive and high-spending close season in the transfer market, with Switzerland winger Xherdan Shaqiri arriving last week to join midfield duo Naby Keita and Fabinho.
Alisson made 49 appearances for AS Roma last season and caught attention with his sweeping skills and sharp reflexes.
Liverpool, on the other hand, have a well documented goalkeeping problem, which only subsided for six months in the second half of last season.
Does the player want a move?However, Roma have given their blessing for Alisson to travel to Liverpool and have his medical - a clear sign that any remaining negotiations over his price are expected to be a formality.
The Brazilian goalkeeper has been fighting for a transfer away from Italy this summer and has attracted the attention of Real Madrid and Chelsea.
"[Liverpool] are a great side".
And as you could expect, the tweet quickly went viral and caught some fans off guard, with the minority believing they had finally got their big signing.