Fulham proprietor Tony Khan has confirmed that Fabio Carvalho will depart on the finish of the season.
Carvalho is about to be confirmed as a Liverpool participant after the Reds struck an settlement with the Championship aspect final month.
The ECHO understands Liverpool’s settlement with Fulham to signal Carvalho is for a payment that might rise previous the £7m mark after they did not seal a deal on the finish of the January switch window.
The Reds have been cautious of happening a tribunal route with the Cottagers having skilled an analogous scenario with the 2019 pursuit of Harvey Elliott and have reached an settlement with the newly-crowned Championship winners that has seen official affirmation held off till Marco Silva’s bid for promotion had been efficiently concluded.
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Carvalho scored in Fulham’s 7-0 hammering of Luton on Monday night and Khan has admitted that the Portugal Under-21 worldwide will depart on the finish of the marketing campaign.
“I really like Fabio, Khan told the Athletic. “He’s a player we have always rated, coming out of the academy and we would have loved to have kept him.
“But we have made a deal that is best for the club and since that agreement, it’s worked out wonderfully because he has been such a valuable part of promotion.
“Marco has done a great job with him. They have a great relationship and Fabio has been tremendous for us. He’s a huge part of the squad and it’s a massive loss but, because we have done good business, we can do good business to make sure we are strong in that position.”
Carvalho accomplished a medical in London on switch deadline day in January however Liverpool have been unable to finish the deal earlier than the 11pm cut-off level. However, the Reds remained assured over negotiations and are anticipated to formally announce the attacking midfielder quickly.