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Fabrizio Romano offers update on the future of recently recalled 21-year-old forward

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By Siddharth Juyal

Transfer expert Fabrizio Romano reveals multiple clubs are pushing for a loan deal for Liverpool forward Fabio Carvalho

Football journalist Fabrizio Romano revealed that several clubs have shown interest in securing a loan deal for Liverpool forward Fabio Carvalho. The 21-year-old returned to Liverpool after failing to break into the first team during his loan spell at RB Leipzig.

Carvalho joined Leipzig on loan during the summer of 2023 but failed to get a significant amount of game time. The German club is currently competing for a top-four finish in the Bundesliga and have many attackers in good form.

The situation created a struggle for the Portuguese to get games as Leipzig put ambitions over giving chances to youngsters. The main motive for Liverpool to loan out Carvalho is to provide him with a healthy first-team experience.

AS Roma and AC Milan wanted Liverpool youngster Fabio Carvalho before RB Leipzig loan.
Liverpool youngster Fabio Carvalho would go to the club that can guarantee game time in his next loan deal. (Photo by PAUL ELLIS/AFP via Getty Images)

The 21-year-old is part of Liverpool’s future plans with experience being the only part lacking in his development. The Portugal U21 joined the Reds after enjoying a fantastic season in the Championship with Fulham, helping in their promotion.

Romano reported (h/t X) that Southampton, Hull City, and Leeds have shown interest in acquiring the 21-year-old in a loan deal. Additionally, Wolves hold an interest in Carvalho, with the assurance of playing time being a crucial factor in their pursuit of the Portuguese player.

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has earned a reputation for giving chances to the youngsters to prove themselves. However, the team has ample coverage in those positions despite Carvalho’s ability to play as a left winger and a second striker.

The Reds are currently competing for every trophy and lie at the top of the Premier League table. It leaves little room for making mistakes or risking too much with squad rotations that can hamper the team chemistry.

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Despite the immense talent possessed by Carvalho, the best course of action for him is to gain healthy first-team football. The 21-year-old has a big future ahead of him which excites the Kopites as well as the Liverpool staff. However, his path to Liverpool’s senior team is not straightforward but the experience will be beneficial for both parties.