Liverpool considering move for Fulham’s João Pallina
The Reds could be without captain Jordan Henderson and Fabinho in the coming weeks, with both players linked with moves to Saudi Arabia. Fabinho is close to joining the Etihad and Klopp is in the market to sign his replacement for the club’s first league game of the season against Chelsea.
liverpool echo Claims that Liverpool’s transfer policy of signing young talent could be broken this summer as they turn their attention to bringing in experienced players for Anfield. The practice reportedly made Palhinha, 28, a target.
The Portugal international’s stellar form for Fulham last season has attracted interest from a number of clubs, including West Ham United.the hammers have their Original £45m bid rejected by Cottagers.
Marco Silva wants to keep Palignha for the upcoming season. He has four years left on the remainder of his contract with the club after joining the team from Sporting Lisbon last summer.
The west Londoners are under no pressure to sell one of their prized assets this summer and, as things stand, Fulham need only make a huge bid to consider selling him.
Palinha played a key role in finishing tenth in the Premier League after Fulham’s promotion to the top flight. He missed just three league games last season, scoring four goals in 40 appearances in all competitions.
In his short time at the club he has become a favorite with Craven Cottage fans. The 28-year-old has represented Portugal at all levels from youth to senior level. In total, he played 18 times for the youth team and scored 1 goal.
The defensive midfielder made 21 appearances for Portugal, scoring twice.according to daily mailFulham have valued Paliniha at around £60m this summer, so Liverpool will have to pay a hefty sum to seal a deal.
Fabinho’s departure could force Liverpool to make a formal bid as soon as possible, as Jurgen Klopp wants his move to be completed sooner rather than later.
Alexis McAllister and Dominic Sobosley have joined the German’s squad, but more are expected to join before the transfer window closes.