Real Madrid leading the race to sign Fulham wonderkid Fabio Carvalho

Real Madrid to sign Fabio Carvalho

34 times La Liga champions Real Madrid is said to be the front runner to sign the Fulham striker/attacking midfielder, the 19 year old Fabio Carvalho.

Real Madrid are said to be one of many clubs from the European territory, including the top teams from the English Premeir League, who is interested in signing the young Fulham prospect.

Fabio Carvalho's contract with the Fulham team expires next year in June. And as per various reports, the Lisbon born England youth international playmaker has refused sign on a contract extension with the West London based team.

Fabio Carvalho career

Fabio Carvalho is touted as one of the top up and coming young prospect.  The 19 year old was born in Lisbon in Portugal, he joined Benfica's youth team to start his professional football career. He then joined the Fulham academy in 2014 and was given promotion to the first on several occasions last season in the Premeir League.

He has been promoted to the first team squad entirely for this season. He has had a great start to the season as he scored 3 goals in his first 5 matches, but got injured thereafter. He then made his comeback on the 30th of October in a 3-0 win over rival West Brom.

His stats for this season is really good with 3 goals and 1 assist of the 6 matches that he has played in the Championship, the English 2nd tier. Last season too, he enjoyed a fruitful season, as he scored his first senior team goal against Sheffield Wednesday. Other than that, he also scored 11 goals and 6 assists in the Premier League 2.

Real Madrid in La Liga

As for Real Madrid, the Los Blancos currently sits 2nd in the La Liga League Table with 24 points of 11 matches, 1 points off the first placed team Real Sociedad, who have played 12 matches. Their biggest rival in the league, Atletico Madrid and FC Barcelona are currently 4th and 9th in La Liga.

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