Thursday, July 5, 2018

Liverpool's Fabinho: Manchester United move was 'never close'

Liverpool's Fabinho: Manchester United move was 'never close'
French football expert Julien Laurens and the FC panel examine Fabinho's move to Liverpool and how the Reds' midfield will take shape in 2018-19. Steve Nicol gives his stamp of approval to Liverpool's signing of Fabinho from Monaco, but he isn't sure the midfielder will start right away. Fabinho has told FourFourTwo that he was "never close" to joining Manchester United as the Brazilian revealed his keenness to move to Liverpool once their firm interest was known. Sources told ESPN FC last year that Fabinho was on the radar of both United and their local rivals Manchester City, with the midfielder also close to joining Paris Saint-Germain. However, the 24-year-old eventually left Monaco in May, heading to Liverpool just days after their Champions League final defeat to Real Madrid...


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