Liverpool complete stunning capture of €55m Monaco star

Date published: Monday 28th May 2018 9:10

Liverpool have signed Monaco star and reported Manchester United target Fabinho on a long-term deal, the club has confirmed.

Reports late on Monday suggested that the Reds were closing in on a deal for the midfielder, with a transfer fee of around €55million being widely touted

“The Brazil midfielder will formally seal a switch to the Reds on July 1 after successfully completing a medical and finalising terms on a long-term contract at Melwood,” a statement on the club’s site read.

Fabinho told Liverpoolfc.com: “I am really excited about this move.

“This is something that I always wanted – this is a giant of a team. The infrastructures of the club look exceptional.

“A football club of this size coming after my services, I didn’t have to think that much about coming over.

“I will try to create my own history at this football club. Hopefully, on a personal level, I’m able to win titles with this club.

“I will try to grow and learn and improve myself, and to be part of the club’s history.”

 

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