Liverpool agree deal to sign Fabio Carvalho from Fulham

Liverpool have finalized terms with Championship side Fulham to sign teenage star Fabio Carvalho, 90 minutes You can confirm.

The two clubs had agreed a £7.5m deal in the January transfer window but failed to finalize things before the end of the month, although the expectation was that the Reds would pay a similar fee to sign him in the summer anyway.

Carvalho’s contract runs out at the end of the season, but Fulham are still entitled to compensation if they lose him for free. That fee can be decided by a court, as was the case with Harvey Elliott’s move to Anfield in 2019, but the two clubs have agreed a payment similar to the £7.5m that was proposed in January.

Sources close to the situation have confirmed that Fulham made a desperate attempt to convince the 19-year-old to sign an extension, but Carvalho’s focus is firmly on a move to Liverpool.

Carvalho will end the season with Fulham, who are just two wins away from sealing promotion to the Premier League.

The deal for Carvalho follows a hugely successful couple of weeks on the transfer front for Liverpool when it comes to teenage wingers, having recently finalized deals for Celtic’s Ben Doak and Derry City’s Trent Kone-Doherty.

90 minutes It may also reveal that the two clubs are continuing talks over Neco Williams. The Welsh right-back has impressed since he moved to Craven Cottage on loan in January and Fulham are keen to keep him.

Fulham are now working hard to bring Williams back for another loan spell, but Liverpool are yet to agree to the move.

Last week, Fulham manager Marco Silva said it was too early to talk about the possibility of Williams staying at the club.

“It’s too early for us to think or talk about it. Neco is totally focused on his role in this football club, we are focused on getting the best out of him. I promised him in January that he could come here and fight.” [for regular football] but the competition would be tough,” Silva said.

“His intensity and the way he supported our attacking game has been fantastic and he is a young boy who always gives his best. I am pleased with the way he has adapted to our football club, but talking about his future is too soon for us”. .”

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