Portugal Under-21 manager Rui Jorge was hurt by the brutal rejection. Of Fabio Carvalho from Liverpool being called up to the squad for two friendlies.
Portugal Under-21s boss Rui Jorge was ‘pained’ by Fabio Carvalho’s stern rejection. After the Liverpool star insisted playing for the youth team was not a good thing benefits to him. Carvalho made headlines earlier this week. When it was revealed that he withdrew from the UFABET national team via text message. Although he was in fact called up to the Portugal under-21 national team for two games against the Czech Republic and Japan .
Although no official reason was given when this news came out on Tuesday 15 November 2022. George has now shed some light on Carvalho’s decision. Pursued a dream move to Liverpool last summer after an incredible 12 months with Fulham. “Being in the Under-21s is no longer beneficial,” Jorge replied when asked to clarify the story behind Carvalho’s shocking decision. A recent report from Cabine Desportiva claims the Portuguese boss feels “painful” after hearing the news.
He continued: “We’re from different generations, I know, but I think he should call and we can talk. I intend to tell all players that I only want to give this space to people who really want to be here. ” George bluntly replied, “All of us here wish you the best of luck in your career.”
Carvalho was originally called up to the Portuguese national team for the European Championships. Set under 21 years old qualifying round earlier this year But he has represented England for several generations. Before Portugal contacted him, the 20-year-old, who was born in Lisbon but moved to London in 2013, had captained the Three Lions at Under-17s but England were unable to select him for the Under-21s as he did not have a passport. England
However, Carvalho’s decision to turn his back on Portugal has sparked renewed hope that the Fulham academy player might change his mind and represent England again in the future. Carvalho has scored two goals in four games for Portugal Under-21s and has been included in Fernando Santos’ 55-man provisional squad for the World Cup.
But the Portuguese Football Federation Confirmed that the Liverpool star will not represent them from now on, has issued a statement saying “The footballer has decided to withdraw from representing Portugal U21s. Fabio Carvalho informed the Portuguese Football Federation via SMS that he does not intend to represent Portugal at the under-age level. “ This player’s decision was informed after being called up for friendlies against the Czech Republic and Japan.”