Liverpool starlet Fabio Carvalho 'likely to leave on loan this summer' as 'significant frustration' claim made
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Liverpool starlet Fabio Carvalho is likely to leave the club on loan this summer after developing 'significant frustration' with his current role, according to a new report.
The 20-year-old attacking midfielder, who can also play on both wings, signed for the Reds last summer from Fulham.
Jurgen Klopp's side attempted to sign him on transfer deadline day in the previous January, but saw an opening bid rejected by the Cottagers. When their subsequent offer of up to £8.4 million was accepted, as per The Guardian, they ran out of time to conclude the deal and agree personal terms.
It was second time lucky, however, ahead of the 2022/23 season, with Carvalho agreeing to join Liverpool in May and officially putting pen to paper on July 1 for an initial fee of £5 million.
The young midfielder, who can represent either England or Portugal at senior international level, started life at Anfield brightly, scoring in back-to-back Premier League wins over Bournemouth and Newcastle in August.
He then made his first league start in the Merseyside derby against Everton, before being substituted at half-time.
Since the World Cup, however, Carvalho's playing time has dropped dramatically.
Carvalho 'likely to leave Liverpool'
Since featuring for 65 minutes in the Reds' 1-0 FA Cup win over Wolves in January, the 20-year-old has played just four minutes of football.
Speaking in March about the situation, Klopp explained: "He didn't play too often because, from my point of view, we needed different skills when we started or when we changed during the games.
"That's pretty much all. He did nothing wrong. He improved a lot, he developed a lot, he's a good kid in the middle of the group, in the middle of the squad."
Now, according to Goal, Carvalho has developed 'significant frustration' due to his lack of playing time at Anfield.
The same report claims that there is a 'big possibility' that he will leave on loan next season, although no decision has yet been made and Liverpool say there has been no developments on that front.