Reported Liverpool target named the 7th best teenager in world football
Reported Liverpool target Fabio Carvalho has just been named the seventh best teenager in world football.
On Friday, FourFourTwo ranked who they thought were the 50 most exciting youngsters in the game.
Carvalho, who Liverpool came close to signing in January’s transfer deadline day, was amongst the very best.
Indeed, they ranked the Fulham star higher than the likes of Endrick, Florian Wirtz and Eduardo Camavinga.
“Born and raised in Lisbon, twinkle-toed playmaker Carvalho arrived in London with his family aged 10,” wrote FourFourTwo.
“(He) soon whipped up a “circus of interest” with his continental swagger across the cages of south London.
“At 12, he joined Fulham’s academy, before making his debut in 2020/21, along with four Premier League outings for the relegated side.
“This has been his breakout campaign, however, with a trio of goals and assists in January alone.
“Liverpool plotted an £8million raid on deadline day, only for the deal to collapse at the final minute.”
“Liverpool are confident to find a solution”
There was optimism that Liverpool could make it two great January signings after landing Luis Diaz.
Indeed, the 19-year-old reportedly had a medical with the Reds.
However, Liverpool sadly ran out of time on transfer deadline day.
Both Carvalho’s move to Anfield and his temporary switch back to Fulham had to be completed before the deadline.
That was ultimately not possible, so Carvalho will see out the remaining six months of his contract at Craven Cottage.
On 1 February, Fabrizio Romano claimed that Carvalho and his agent are keen on the Reds completing a deal in June.
This would help avoid a tribunal setting the fee, which would be the case if Carvalho joined another English club.
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