Liverpool will complete the signing of Fulham sensation Fabio Carvalho when the summer transfer window opens and the Reds could look to send the youngster down the same path Luis Diaz has followed
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When Jürgen Klopp and its players The goal is to end a remarkable season with a whopping four trophies to her name, the Liverpool Recruitment team strives to get off to a strong start Summer transfer window.
The red ones are on the edge the signing Fulham sensation Fabio Carvalho when his contract with Craven Cottage expires in June. Only when the window opens will the deal be officially finalized, with a £7million fee expected to avoid a tribunal between the two clubs as in the case of Harvey Elliott three years ago.
But while Liverpool wait to complete their takeover, new sporting director Julian Ward – who is tasked with replacing the acclaimed Michael Edwards – can chart the course for it Carvalho’s immediate future on Merseyside. With Klopp already having a plethora of attacking options, the 19-year-old was tapped on a loan move after helping the Cottagers dominate championship and earn the promotion back to the emphatically First League.
The Primeira Liga giants had hoped to sign him on a permanent basis but may have to settle for a temporary transfer. The Reds quickly followed suit narrowly failed to secure his services At day of the transfer deadline at the eleventh hour. postage are said to still be interested in a loan deal and offer Carvalho a chance to follow the same path as the Liverpool ace Luis Diaz.
After I made the move in the opposition direction for £50m The Colombian only conquered and took over the Premier League in January Champions League in storm. Diaz is already looking good and proves that Porto can be the perfect place to develop if you dream of playing at Anfield one day – just ask Diogo Jotato.
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Klopp himself has praised the Portuguese giants for their “brilliant football education” with assistant Pep Lijnders spending eight years there before moving to Merseyside. “We know Porto are an outstanding club that do their best to develop their players,” said the Liverpool boss when Diaz’s transfer was announced. “They are a class club.”
Klopp later added after the 25-year-old had made an explosive start in life at Anfield: “It was interesting with Luis because the way he played at Porto is what we wanted, that he’s playing here, so he did it doesn’t really have to change.
“He still has to adapt at moments, especially defensively, but he has speed and is quite good. He can carry the ball fairly quickly and his dribbling isn’t bad, I don’t think we’ve seen his full range of shooting skills yet, but we’ve seen some really good ones. There’s a lot of room for improvement but yes, he’s a good player.”
With Diaz, Jota, Elliott, Mohammed Salah, sadio mane and Roberto Firmin All vying for a spot in the Reds’ three-man attack next season. Among other things, spending a year at home could be of great benefit to Carvalho.
Just don’t tell his former club and bitter rivals Porto, Benfica.
https://www.mirror.co.uk/sport/football/transfer-news/liverpool-luis-diaz-carvalho-transfer-26871036 Liverpool could be tempted by a repeat plan from Luis Diaz following the transfer of Fabio Carvalho