Fabio Carvalho has long been linked with a move to Liverpool.
The Reds thought they’d signed the teenage star on January 31st, only for the deal to fall through, and there have been unconfirmed reports in recent weeks that he’s agreed to join Liverpool this summer.
Fabrizio Romano appears to be confident that Carvalho is on his way to Anfield, and Fulham’s Director of Football, Tony Khan, has now suggested in an interview with The Athletic that those reports are true, stating that Fulham have made a deal for Carvalho and that he will be a huge loss.
WHAT HAS BEEN SAID?
Khan discussed Carvalho’s future.
“I adore Fabio. He’s a player we’ve always admired coming out of the academy, and we would have loved to have kept him. But we made a deal that was best for the club, and it’s worked out fantastically since then because he’s been such a valuable part of the promotion,” Khan said.
“Marco has done an excellent job with him.” They get along well, and Fabio has been invaluable to us. He’s a huge part of the squad, and it’s a huge loss, but because we’ve done well in the past, we can do well in the future to ensure we’re strong in that position.”
Fulham appears to have lost another academy gem, which is heartbreaking for the Whites.
Mousa Dembele, Harvey Elliott, Matt O’Riley, and Djed Spence have all left Fulham at a young age before becoming stars in recent years, and it appears that Carvalho is following in their footsteps.
The midfielder was instrumental in Fulham’s promotion, but the London club is losing a very talented player for a fraction of his true value.