Liverpool secure Allan signing

The 18-year-old was pictured alongside fellow Brazilians Philippe Coutinho and Roberto Firmino at Melwood earlier this week and the Reds have now confirmed his arrival


Liverpool have confirmed they have agreed a deal to sign highly-rated Brazilian youngster Allan from Internacional.

The 18-year-old midfielder was pictured alongside fellow Brazilians Philippe Coutinho and Roberto Firmino during a Liverpool training session at Melwood earlier this week and becomes the Reds’ eighth signing of a busy summer.

#LFC have secured Allan for the future and he’s currently spending time with the Reds with the permission of his club, Internacional.

— Liverpool FC (@LFC) August 1, 2015

A tweet from Liverpool’s official account confirmed: “#LFC have secured Allan for the future and he’s currently spending time with the Reds with the permission of his club, Internacional.”

Allan moves to Anfield in a deal believed to be worth around £500,000, though it is not yet clear whether he will play this season in Liverpool’s youth ranks or go out on loan to gain further first-team experience.