“Love a left-field signing,” “No hanging around!” – Liverpool fans react to Fabinho signing

28 May 2018

Liverpool have officially announced the signing of Brazilian midfielder Fabinho and fans have been left delighted by the news.


It was a story that came out of nowhere on Monday evening, with the 24-year-old joining the Reds from Monaco for €39 million, as Jurgen Klopp makes early moves in the market.

The Brazilian is expected to bring bite, technical ability and tactical intelligence to Liverpool’s midfield, much-needed with Emre Can‘s departure imminent.

It is a hugely positive piece of business by the club, and the first signing in what should be a busy summer at Anfield.

Here’s the best of the Twitter reaction from supporters, with many seeing the arrival of Fabinho as a great acquisition.

 

The speed of the deal came as a shock to many, with rumours only surfacing hours before the move was completed

 

Most were impressed with how early in the summer Liverpool have made their first move

 

There was appreciation for moving ahead of rival clubs to snare Fabinho’s signature

 

Importantly, the style and fit of the midfielder for the Reds was also noted

 

Michael Edwards also came in for plenty of praise for getting what could be another superb piece of business over the line

 

There’s also speculation as to what it could mean for current players in the squad…some more serious than others

 

Finally, journalists also weighed in on Fabinho’s likely contribution—and fans can start to get excited.

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