The youngster, who is widely expected to join Anfield in the summer after almost moving in the January transfer window, shone as the west Londoners thrashed Luton
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Playing with a team that loves to play and combining an absolutely ruthless attack on his way to the title means that Fabio Carvalho has enjoyed the perfect training Fulham before a seemingly imminent move to Liverpool.
The teenager was back in the thick of things on Monday night as Los Blancos beat Luton 7-0 to secure what has long been evident this season – the title of the best team in the championship.
And Carvalho is certainly one of the best players in the division.
The 19-year-old was on duty at Craven Cottage from the start and it was clear to see how often his side looked over to add a dash of dazzle or invention to an attack.
They have plenty of players to add, of course, and Reds fans watching would no doubt have been interested in the impressive display from Harry Wilson, who would end the evening with a hat-trick of assists, cutting right in the first half from the Fulham one.
It was from one of those impressive Wilson runs that Carvalho took a dangerous place and allowed Wilson to find Tom Cairney, who struck home Fulham’s opener on their big night.
Luton, who were having a good season and still hold a playoff berth despite that tough loss, looked shocked and soon they were unable to cope with the pace and movement of Carvalho as he went on she rushed.
Robert Snodgrass and Henri Lansbury – two veteran fighters – were both booked within two minutes for fouls on the recently crowned Portugal Under-21 international, but Carvalho jumped up and took the game on to the Hatters.
With Kenny Tete making it 2-0 just before half-time, Carvalho’s moment came in his final appearance for the Whites at Craven Cottage.
Aleksandar Mitrovic played a beautiful ball into Wilson and the Welshman passed for the first time to Carvalho, who shaped a brilliant shot into the far corner.
It was a moment for the home fans as they too knew this would likely be the last time they would see the young talent in a white shirt. Passing play and movement certainly showed Fulham appear well positioned to make a better fist from the top flight this time around.
Mitrovic, Bobby DeCordova-Reid and Jean Michael Seri added more goals to up the party spirit in south-west London and just before the latter goal Carvalho walked away to a standing ovation from the home crowd.
Fans will be sad to see him go but excited for what lies ahead for him.
Liverpool seems to have a gem.
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