Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Fabinho Says Old Trafford Move Was Never Close

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Fabinho Says Old Trafford Move Was Never Close

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FABINHO has denied suggestions he rejected United in favour of signing for Liverpool this summer and clarified he never came close to moving to Old Trafford.

The Brazilian joined Liverpool from Monaco in a £43.7m deal earlier this summer amid spurious suggestions he had chosen a switch to the Anfield club over United.

Despite the M.E.N. reporting last summer that United had no interest in Fabinho, an Italian reporter claimed they were on the verge of signing the 24-year-old, which many fans believed.

In 2016, Fabinho's wife endorsed a United switch through her Instagram activity but the versatile midfielder has finally set the record straight on the speculation. "I was never close to signing for Manchester United, no," Fabinho told FourFourTwo. "I heard things said about it, but the truth is it was never a strong possibility. …

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