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Alisson has pop at Real Madrid: Klopp and Liverpool wanted me more

Liverpool goalkeeper Alisson Becker has had a pop at Real Madrid.

The former AS Roma No1 seemed certain to join Real Madrid in the summer, but says when it came to him, Jurgen Klopp and the English club wanted him more, and made him feel this was his home.

“It's a thing that's so important to me — to be happy and wanted, to feel valued. That is what Liverpool made me feel," he said.

“They are a huge club, they have had many great players, but when I came here, where I spoke to the people here, they made me feel wanted. All the staff, all the people, not to mention the players. It is an amazing group, some of them I have worked with before, like Salah at Roma.

“I feel as though we can form a really tight group, working together to support each other. We are a team already, I can feel that. We can achieve good things together."

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