LIVERPOOL remain in pole position to sign Fulham star Fabio Carvalho at the end of the season, according to reports.
The Reds missed out on his signature on Deadline Day as a deal between the two clubs collapsed.
But Jurgen Klopp remains determined to clinch the 19-year-old attacking midfielder.
Carvalho is out of contract in the summer.
And journalist Fabrizio Romano has revealed the Anfield outfit remain in contact with his representatives.
He tweeted: “Liverpool have new direct contact scheduled with Fabio Carvalho’s camp and Fulham in February.
“Both clubs still working to find a solution after deal collapsed on Deadline Day.
“Medical tests were already completed, personal terms agreed too – Klopp wants Carvalho.”
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Meanwhile, The Times believe Liverpool will seal the deal for Carvalho at the end of the campaign.
Carvalho has come through the ranks in West London and has been in scintillating form this season under Marco Silva.
The Lisbon-born England youth star has netted seven goals this season, including four in the club’s last three games.
They have helped the Cottagers soar to the top of the Championship, with Marco Silva’s men looking strong contenders for an immediate return to the Premier League.
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