Liverpool will reportedly sell Fabinho in January to generate cash to buy Borussia Dortmund’s Christian Pulisic as the American runs his contract down.
It’s a sore point among Liverpool fans to discuss the Nabil Fekir saga from June but try as we might to ignore the fact that the absence of a Philippe Coutinho-type replacement, as well as the absence of Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, has weakened the Reds.
That being said, Liverpool are still churning out results and that’s without either of Klopp’s two new midfielders in Fabinho and Naby Keita playing a significant role yet. The latter has struggled with injury while the former has been slowly introduced to the German’s brand new tactics.
But to say that Fabinho has been a failure is just ignorant. It’s for this reason that the best course of action is to dismiss the article written by the Mirror’s John Richardson as a total waste of bandwidth.
Klopp signed Fabinho less than six months ago for £43million and when he has been on the pitch, he has shown glimpses of why the Liverpool boss forked out so much money to sign him.
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The report from the Mirror goes on to claim that with Klopp a massive fan of Borussia Dortmund forward Christian Pulisic, he is open to selling Fabinho to alleviate the financial burden of entering the £70million race to sign the American.
Apparently, an Anfield insider has said: “Having watched Christian develop there is no way Jurgen is going to back off now. He knows he is a talent who can light up the Premier League.”