The Brazilian has been a major success since joining the Reds in a big-money deal last summer
Just two days after the bitter disappointment of losing the Champions League final to Real Madrid last year, Liverpool were quick to give their loyal fans a bit of a sweetener. The Reds announced that they had signed Fabinho from AS Monaco in a £39m deal, and after a slow start to his Anfield career, the midfielder has well and truly become one of the mainstays of Jurgen Klopp’s side.
To mark the Brazilian’s arrival, the Reds posted a video homage on Twitter to the day they signed the 25-year-old, with the caption ‘one year ago today…’ After being predominantly kept out of the limelight by Klopp in the opening months of the season, Fabinho well and truly stamped his authority on the team come the turn of the year. Taking to the Premier League’s more intense physical demands like a duck to water, the signing has proven to be another masterstroke by those on the red half of Merseyside.
Upon hearing of the landmark day, Reds fans took to social media to sing the midfielder’s praises, and labelled the Brazil international as ‘unreal’. Some even suggested that Fabinho could himself as the ‘best defensive midfielder in the world’, and that after the heartbreak of Kiev last year, the signing represented ‘clever business’.
Check out some of the reaction of Liverpool fans on Twitter below:
World class signing
Best dm in the world
— SCARFACE (@LFC_LION) May 28, 2019
I was in Calais when this got announced, it just felt like the reds were making a statement so soon after the loss in Kiev, clever business, I expect the same again, we’ll already have players signed up I think, but only an idiot would unsettle a team before such a massive game
— we are coming up the hill boys (@grastevo) May 28, 2019
What a signing, what a player, beast
— Jordan Logan (@JordLogan16) 28 May 2019
—-ChielliniLookOut (@chielinilookout) 28 May 2019
Then we were selling him because he didn’t go straight in the team
Unreal the lad is….
— Tom (@Tom27316) 28 May 2019
No one expected it either, what a player he’s been for us
— ً (@DecisiveNine) May 28, 2019
— Abhishek Krishnan (@Abhi9715) May 28, 2019
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