Brazil U17 keeper Pitaluga set for Liverpool medical next week after confirming Fluminense exit (reliability: 4 stars)

Brazil U17 keeper Pitaluga set for Liverpool medical next week after confirming Fluminense exit (reliability: 4 stars)
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All is aparently agreed between the clubs and the player.

  • Marcelo Pitaluga, a 17-year-old Brazilian goalkeeper, is set to undergo a Liverpool medical after confirming his departure from Fluminense, according to the Liverpool Echo.
  • The teenager has thanked his current club for his development as a player but said he can't ignore this 'unique opportunity'.
  • It's understood that Liverpool will pay around £1.8m and insert a 25 per cent sell-on clause to the deal with Fluminense.
  • The Reds will expect to make this transfer official next week, as per the source.
  • As Pitaluga has a German passport, he'll be able to join Liverpool before he turns 18 and will not need a work permit.
  • Pitaluga, who is coming from the same club that launched Alisson's career, was part of Brazil U17 side that won the World Cup last year.
Source: Liverpool Echo

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