The Reds have been rumoured as being interested in AS Roma's Alisson for a few months now, with the 6 foot 3 goalkeeper identified as being a player that can seriously improve Jürgen Klopp's backline.
"I understand he is very happy at Roma bit there is interest not only from Liverpool but from Real Madrid too".
Ferdinand wrote on Instagram: "Whatever anyone has to say about him he has etched himself into the history of Real Madrid, a club that prides itself on winning the biggest prize in European club football".
Hopefully, for Liverpool's stake, this is just a negotiating stance to try to drive the price down.
Roma are desperate to keep hold of Alisson, who has established himself as one of the best goalkeepers in world football since joining the Italian club from Internacional in 2016, as well as Brazil's No 1 in the lead-up to the finals in Russian Federation this summer.
Liverpool's need for a top-class 'keeper long pre-dates Karius. "You are a good goalkeeper". Or they were prone to costly blunders.
The German stopper broke down in tears and made apologetic gestures to his side's supporters in the stands after the match, which Hamann - a 2005 Champions League victor with Liverpool - did not agree with.
Bale has now spent five seasons at the Bernabeu following his then-world record move from Tottenham.
The shot-stopper's future at Anfield is now reportedly in doubt, while police in Merseyside are investigating death threats made against him.
Neymar became the world's most expensive footballer after his transfer to PSG last August from Barcelona for a whopping fee of 222 million euros ($264 million).