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Fabio Carvalho Profile
|Player’s Name||Fabio Leandro Freitas Gouveia Carvalho|
|Position of Play||Attacking Midfield|
|Market Value||3.5 Million Euros|
|Place of Birth||Torres Vedras, Portugal|
|Date of Birth||August 30, 2002|
|Signed||July 1, 2021|
|Contract||June 30, 2022|
Fabio Carvalho’s Professional Career
Fabio Carvalho is an attacking midfielder who plays his club football at the Championship for Fulham. At the international level, he represents his country Portugal. He was born at Torres Vedras, Portugal on August 30, 2002. The midfielder began his football career at Benfica academy and when his family moved to England, he played for Balham until 2015 when Fulham signed him.
The exciting Carvalho was aged 8 years when he joined Fulham. With his good progress and experience, he was included in the England under-17 team that participated in the Syrenka Cup and was crowned Champions. When he was 15 years old, Carvalho scored a hat trick in his first game for the under-18.
In 2018, he was awarded a scholarship and during the 2018-19 season, he scored 11 goals and registered 8 assists in all competitions for Fulham at the under 18 and under-23 levels. After being impressive to the youths, Fabio was included in the senior team.
He made the senior debut in a 2-0 win over Sheffield Wednesday in the EFL Cup as a substitute. In May 2020, Fulham awarded him a two-year contract the first in his professional career. He scored his first goal in the Premier League on May 15, 2021, in a 3-1 defeat against Southampton at St James Park.
During the 2021-22 season, he had an impressive start scoring three times in his first five-game, and in August 2021 his efforts were rewarded when he was named the EFL Young Player of the Month. A further 10 goals and 7 assists assisted his club to gain Premier League promotion.
At the International level, Fabio has represented both England and Portugal national teams at a youth level. He first represented England under 15 in five games, England under 16 in ten games scoring two times against Brazil in a friendly game.
Also, Carvalho played 8 games for England under 17 and 6 games for England under 18. On March 17, 2022, he was called to Portugal’s under 21 teams in readiness for the European Championship qualifier games against Iceland and Greece. He made his debut in a 1-1 draw with Iceland and scored against Greece in a 4-0 win.
Fabio Carvalho Liverpool transfer.
Liverpool has been in the race to sign the young midfielder from Fulham, during the January transfer window, the deal almost materialized only to be cut short on deadline day due to incomplete paperwork.
However, according to express.co.uk, Fabio has undergone a medical at the training ground of Liverpool and he is set to join during the summer.
Fabio Carvalho’s market value and Net worth
The attacking midfielder’s value has risen over time; an analysis of his current value reveals that Carvalho has a market value of 3.5 million euros. Tracking back to his early days, he had a market value of 0.25m euros as of March 2021 when he was 18 years old playing for Fulham Fc under 23.
The Attacking midfielder has an estimated net worth of 1.5 million dollars. The main source of his worth is his successful football career where he gets his earnings.
|Net Worth||€1.42 Million/£1.19Million/$1.5 million|
|Market Value||€3.32 Million/£2.78Million/$ 3.5 million|
Fabio Carvalho’s transfer history.
When the transfer windows open, clubs get the chance to scout and sign players they feel will bring an impact on the strength of the squad. Carvalho has been one of the many that have had interclub transfers.
His transfer history dates back to 2013 when his first transfer happened as he joined Balham FC from SL Benfica. After a year, he joined the Fulham Youth system where he rose through the ranks to represent the under 18, under 23, and finally the senior team effective July 1, 2021.
Fabio Carvalho’s salary and contract
Fabio Carvalho joined Championship club Fulham from Balham Fc in 2013 after the two clubs agreed on the transfer. Further, for the transfer to be complete, an agreement between the player and the club in terms of his contract and salary was of the essence.
To this effect, the attacking midfielder penned down a two-year contract that runs until June 30, 2022, when it will expire. With regard to his payment, Fabio Carvalho pockets a salary of 577 pounds a week totaling 30K pounds per year at Fulham.
Fabio Carvalho’s position and style of play
The main position of play for Carvalho is in the attacking midfield. However, the player has the potential of playing in the central midfield where he can as well perform. Carvalho’s style of play involves running at the opponent by moving from the right to the left-wing and taking shots.
Fabio Carvalho ranking.
Globally Carvalho ranks at position 2,287 among all players in the world. In his country Portugal, Carvalho is number 93. Looking at how he sits at the club level and the Championship, he settles for position 17 at Fulham and position 87 in the Championship respectively.
In the attacking midfield, which is his main position of play, he ranks number 187. A quick look at his age mates that are players born in 2002, Carvalho stands at position 96.
Fabio Carvalho FIFA 22 rating.
Carvalho has an overall rating of 73 with the potential of 86. He rates with three stars in skill moves and four stars for the weak foot. He has an international reputation of one. His work rate is high/medium. Some of the players he compares with include; Hector Bellerin, Cash, Tsimikas, and Mena.
A 360-degree view of his rating shows that he has a pacing rate of 79 with a balance of 86, shooting of 68 with a stamina of 65, passing is at 67 with a finishing of 73, dribbling is 75 with the agility of 81, defense at 45 with defensive awareness of 49 and physicality at 52 with shot power of 64.
Honors/Trophies won by Fabio Carvalho
Fabio Carvalho Achievements and individual awards
- Named the EFL Young Player of the Month of August 2021.