Fabinho: My last season at Monaco

Posted on

first_imgTransfers Man Utd target Fabinho: This is my last season at Monaco Ryan Benson 04:43 12/14/17 FacebookTwitterRedditcopy Comments(0) Fabinho Monaco Getty Images Transfers Manchester United Manchester United v AFC Bournemouth Atlético Madrid v Deportivo Alavés Atlético Madrid Premier League Primera División Monaco Ligue 1 The midfielder has also been linked with a move to Atletico Madrid, but is not planning to leave his current club in the January transfer window Monaco star Fabinho is expecting to leave the reigning Ligue 1 champions before the start of next season.The Brazil international was strongly linked with moves elsewhere before the current campaign started, with Manchester United among those reportedly interested.But Monaco opted to retain the services of the versatile midfielder, with Bernardo Silva, Tiemoue Bakayoko, Benjamin Mendy and Kylian Mbappe all allowed to leave. Article continues below Editors’ Picks Lyon treble & England heartbreak: The full story behind Lucy Bronze’s dramatic 2019 Liverpool v Man City is now the league’s biggest rivalry and the bitterness is growing Megan Rapinoe: Born & brilliant in the U.S.A. A Liverpool legend in the making: Behind Virgil van Dijk’s remarkable rise to world’s best player Fabinho has not been quite as impressive this term as he was last season, though he is still sure to attract interest from some of Europe’s biggest clubs.And those clubs will now be on alert after Fabinho confirmed his expectation of an end-of-season exit, as opposed to leaving in January.”I don’t think so [regarding a January departure],” Fabinho said ahead of Friday’s trip to Saint-Etienne. “I’ve had no contact [from other clubs] and I’m secure at Monaco.”[But] ordinarily, it’s my last season at Monaco. Nothing is signed.”During the [close-season] transfer window, and even a month afterwards, it was a little difficult to live with the situation. But I don’t think about it anymore, I’ve turned the page.”Atletico Madrid have been highlighted as a possible destination, though Fabinho is adamant that the Spanish club are yet to approach him or his agent.He said: “Yes, that’s a possibility, though no one from Atletico has contacted me or my agent.”I’ve got to demonstrate that I am still at the required level to play in teams like them [Atletico]. I know that I’m not the same Fabinho of last season, but it’s hard to explain why.”last_img

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *