Liverpool have completed the signing of goalkeeper Marcelo Pitaluga the from Fluminense. The shot-stopper teenager is highly classified and kept goal in the Brazil team that won the World Cup last season of the FIFA U-17. He also worked with the brother of Liverpool goalkeeper Muriel Alisson Fluminense.
Melwood Pitaluga be based on, and is already training with the high-level group. Goalkeepers at Anfield chief John Achterberg said Liverpoolfc.com: “I saw him for the first time in the World Cup team You are checking all ages porters and looking ..
“You see I was on the team of the World Cup a year younger than the rest of the squad, then you think it’s worth a look, as they usually have two goalkeepers of the same age, but if you have someone who it is a year younger I think there may be some good attributes.
“I was at the Fluminense,. We have some games in sight, all the other goalkeeper coaches also look – Jack [Robinson] and Academy coaches Marcos [Morris] and Taff [Neil Edwards] And, of course, I’m talking to the gaffer and the rest of the training department here.
“In Fluminense had Allan [given], so I talked to Julian [Ward, roads and loan associations manager football] if he saw some of it in training there. He also saw it and was also positive.