Club confirms the signing of goalkeeper Alisson

AS Roma is delighted to confirm the signing of Brazilian goalkeeper Alisson Becker.

The 23-year-old joins from Sport Club Internacional on a permanent transfer for a fee of €8 million. All third-party ownership rights have also been resolved.

Alisson put pen to paper on a five-year contract with the club, which expires on 30 June 2021, after arriving in Rome on Wednesday.

Alisson came through the youth system at Internacional, joining the first-team squad in 2013.

In the following years with the Biancorossi he made 83 appearances in all competitions, winning the state championship with the club four times in a row between 2013 and 2016.

After being part of the Brazil U-20 side that won the Toulon Tournament in 2013, Alisson made ​​his senior debut for the national team in October last year.

He has gone on to make nine appearances in total for the Selecao - including five games in the ongoing 2018 World Cup qualifiers and three in the recent Copa America Centenario in the United States.