Liverpool closing in on £40m signing of Fabinho from Monaco

Guardian

• Brazil midfielder set to replace Emre Can at Anfield• Fabinho had previously been target for Manchester UnitedLiverpool are closing in on the signing of Brazil midfielder Fabinho from Monaco as a replacement for Emre Can as Jürgen Klopp steps up his summer recruitment drive.Negotiations with the Ligue 1 side over a €45m (£40m) fee plus another potential €5m in add-ons have been ongoing for several days but Liverpool are increasingly confident that they have secured the 24-year-old. Manchester United have also been credited with an interest in the player but are expected to sign Fabinho’s international team-mate Fred from Shakhtar Donetsk instead. Continue reading......

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