New Liverpool FC signing ‘honoured’ to join the Reds
Fabinho admits his delight at signing for Liverpool FC from Monaco in the summer transfer window
Fabinho has admitted that he is “honoured” to have joined Liverpool FC from Monaco in the summer transfer window.
The Brazilian midfielder became the Reds’ first signing of the summer transfer window back in June as Jurgen Klopp moved quickly to start bolstering his squad ahead of next season.
The midfielder began pre-season training with the Reds for the first time this week as prepares for his first campaign in the Premier League after having left French side Monaco.
Fabinho, who had also been linked with Manchester United, will be hoping to make a big impact at Anfield as he bids to try and help Liverpool FC to lift the Premier League trophy in the comings seasons.
And the midfielder has admitted that he jumped at the chance to sign for Klopp’s side as soon as he learned of their interest during the summer months.
Speaking in an interview with FourFourTwo, Fabinho said: “Yes, [it was] very easy. I was sad to leave Monaco, a club that gave me a lot of great moments, but in football sometimes you need new challenges and I thought it was time to move on.
“As soon as Liverpool declared their interest in signing me, it was a simple decision to make. A club with Liverpool’s history wants you? Come on, you just pack your bags and go. It will be an honour to wear the famous red shirt.”
Liverpool FC will be aiming to challenge for the Premier League title next season after they finished in fourth place in the table and reached the Champions League final last term.
The Merseyside outfit are still looking to win their first major trophy under Klopp following his appointment in October 2015.