‘Simple Decision’ To Join Liverpool, Says Fabinho
Liverpool’s new signing Fabinho says that it was a ‘simple decision’ to join the Premier League club once they had made their interest known. The Brazilian’s transfer from Monaco was sealed in May.
Fabinho, who can play in midfield or defence, told fourfourtwo magazine https://www.fourfourtwo.com/features/fabinho-when-liverpool-want-you-you-just-pack-your- bags-and-go, “It was very easy. I was sad to leave Monaco, a club that gave me a lot of great moments, but in football sometimes you need new challenges and I thought it was time to move on.
"As soon as Liverpool declared their interest in signing me, it was a simple decision to make. A club with Liverpool’s history wants you? Come on, you just pack your bags and go. It will be an honour to wear the famous red shirt."
Liverpool’s rivals Manchester United bought his compatriot Fred from Shakhtar Donetsk this summer, they were thought to have been interested in Fabinho previously. The player says he was never close to joining United.
“I was never close to signing for Manchester United, no. I heard things said about it, but the truth is it was never a strong possibility. I won’t deny there were a few conversations about my situation with Monaco, but there was never an official offer from United."