While Reds fans were delighted the club had managed to sign someone before the summer window closed, the news in Italy was not well received by the former Roma and Real Madrid player. Antonio Cassano.
The forties spoke on BoboTV, as reported by Libero Quotidiano (Going through sports witness), and was puzzled that the Brazilian was not wanted by the Old lady when he was by Jurgen Klopp and Liverpool.
“A very serious thing: Arthur. For Allegri, he was not a player, he was not good, he did not take it into consideration. Now he’s gone to Liverpool, which is one of the strongest teams in the world with one of the best managers in football history.
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“Is there a reason why Liverpool and Klopp want Arthur and have him? What does it mean? That in this country of incapable and mediocre people, you have to start looking in the mirror and spit in your eyes.
It’s a very interesting opinion from Cassano and one that will give Liverpool fans hope of having a real player in their hands.
After gaining a great reputation with Barcelona, Arthur’s career stuttered in Serie A but now he has the chance to revive it in the Premier League.