Paris (AFP) – Monaco midfielder Fabinho wants to join Liverpool following the World Cup finals in Russia, the French Ligue 1 club and the Giants Premier League announced Monday.
Brazilian international Fabinho, 24, had agreed at the end of Last year's title-winning campaign to become one more season in the Principality.
"Monaco has reached agreement with Liverpool for the transfer of Fabinho to the English club on July 1," said a statement on www .asmonaco.com.
Fabinho has scored 31 goals in 233 appearances for Monaco since 2013 at Real Madrid, winning the French league title in 2017.
Liverpool, looking to bolster their s The following is the final score of the Champions League final, only to suffer a 3-1 defeat to Real Madrid.
"Liverpool Football Club can not accept a deal the transfer of Fabinho from Monaco, "said a statement."
"The Brazil midfielder wants to formally seal the Reds on July 1 after successfully completing a medical and finalizing a long-term contract at Melwood."  Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp was quick to show his excitement at the signing.
"I've got a fantastic player, but someone who thinks I'm a fantastic person." Liverpoolfc.com.
"He has the ability and mentality to play at the highest level in a number of positions." He can play '6', '8' and '2'. This is cool.
"He's tactically very strong and football smart." I think he's not going to make it that high.
"I like that he is young yet experienced so with a high number of games at a club that compete to win. So,
"I'm sure our supporters want to make him very welcome and at home at our wonderful club and in our amazing city. "
Fabinho told Liverpoolfc.com:" I'm really excited about this move. "
" This is something I always wanted – this is a giant of a team. The infrastructures of the club look exceptional.
"I will try to create my own history at this football club.
"I want to grow and learn and improve myself, and to be part of the club's history."
Fabinho, who has four caps for Brazil, becomes Liverpool's first signing of the summer transfer window.