CARVALHO: FULHAM DEALT BIG BLOW
Fulham have been dealt a big blow following the news that young attacker Fabio Carvalho has turned down the offer of a new contract from the club. This is according to English journalist Tom Barclays who said that the Fulhamplayer has rejected the Cottagers' latest attempts to tie his long-term future down at the club.
Barclays writes for popular English publication The Sun and he stated that the player rebuffed a relatively lucrative contract offer from Fulham and that the London club will likely not make a new offer for the player.
If Fulham don't make a new offer, Fabio Carvalhowill leave the club on a free transfer when his existing deal runs out next summer. He has less than a year left on his contract at the moment. The 19-year-old attacker has a lot of big European teams on his trail having impressed since he made his debut for the club last season.
Premier League giants Liverpool are interested in Carvalho. In addition to the Reds, the Spanish La Liga duo of Real Madrid and Barcelona have also been linked with the player.
Carvalho made his Fulham debut in the EFL Cup and he was then given the chance to shine in the Premier League with few games to go last season as it became evident that the Cottagers will spend this season in the English Championship. The young attacker scored his first goal for Fulham in the Premier League clash with Southampton away from home. He scored the lone goal for Fulham in a game that ended in defeat for the West Londoners.
New Fulham manager Marco Silva replaced Scott Parker in the summer and he has made Carvalho a started in his team. The player scored three goals in his first five matches and he was rewarded with the Young Player of the Month Award by the EFL (English Football League).