March 22, 2022 – 5:08 pm
Gareth Southgate regrets offside with young Fulham midfielder, who was called up to Portugal Under-21s
Fábio Carvalho was on the world’s lips during the last winter transfer market when Liverpool showed interest in securing the young Portuguese-English midfielder from Fulham. But more recently it has become a topic again in Portugal, having been the big news on Rui Jorge’s squad list for the U-21 national team.
In statements quoted by the English press, Gareth Southgate, England national coach, assumes that he would like to have Fábio Carvalho in the England Under-21 team, which has become impossible due to the fact that the Portuguese- English has no English. passport, although he has been living in the UK for a few years. “As for Fábio Carvalho, I repeat that we love him. We would have liked to call him up in our U21s, but he does not have an English passport. He was eligible in our younger teams without needing a passport, but now he can’t be an Under-21 coach We would have liked to call him Now he’s in the Portugal Under-21s, it’s not the A team, but there was nothing we could have done “, did he declare.
It is recalled that the U-21 national team will face Iceland on March 25, and four days later they will face Greece, in Tripoli, in the qualifying matches for the European Championship 2023.
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