Fabio Carvalho ‘goes to be a star… a la David Beckham’, raves Phil Thompson, with Liverpool legend claiming new 19-year-old signing ‘will shock everyone’ within the Premier League along with his creativity
- Liverpool favorite Phil Thompson has hailed new signing Fabio Carvalho
- The midfielder arrived from Fulham after he helped them win the Championship
- The 19-year-old has come off the bench in each of Liverpool’s video games this season
- ‘He’s going to be some participant’, Thompson stated of the Portuguese under-21 star
Carvalho, an attacking midfielder, joined Liverpool upon the expiry of his contract at Fulham for a £5million payment.
He excelled for the Cottagers final season, scoring 10 instances and including eight assists in 36 video games as Fulham romped to the Championship title.
The 19-year-old got here off the bench in each the Group Protect and Premier League opener towards his former aspect on Saturday.
Fabio Carvalho joined Liverpool this summer time and made his debut within the Group Protect
The midfielder excelled for Fulham final season as Marco Silva’s aspect gained the Championship
Thompson believes Liverpool have managed to tug of a sensational transfer by including Carvalho and that he’ll shock the Premier League along with his creativity.
‘The boy Carvalho is going to be some player by the way,’ Thompson advised Off the Ball.
‘Because of his age and because he’s so younger you’ll suppose that, however you’ve a yr within the Championship and that could be a powerful league.
‘I’ve seen sufficient of him at Fulham, I didn’t watch the entire video games, however what he brings as a lot as objectives are his assists.
Phil Thompson believes Carvalho is ‘going to be a star’ at Anfield and in contrast the 19-year-old to David Beckham
‘That’s what individuals have a look at. Sure, you may assist individuals with these, however that you must have it a la David Beckham and that’s what Carvalho is, he’s going to be a star, he’ll shock everyone.’
The signing of Carvalho is a part of Jurgen Klopp’s wider technique to usher in gifted homegrown kids to Anfield as he continues to evolve the squad after signing a brand new contract final season.
The Portuguese under-21 worldwide joins quite a lot of different younger stars who the Reds have signed over the previous few years together with Harvey Elliot, Calvin Ramsay and Kaide Gordon.
The midfielder endeared himself to Liverpool followers final season by opening the scoring for Fulham in an FA Cup conflict at Man Metropolis.
With Thiago Alcantara out for six weeks with a hamstring harm and Curtis Jones lacking the Reds’ Premier League opener, Carvalho will hope to ascertain himself within the Liverpool group over the approaching weeks.
The Portuguese under-21 worldwide (left) will hope to step up in Thiago Alcantara’s absence