Many media reports linked several teams with the Moroccan star Soufiane Amrabat, the player of the Italian club Fiorentina, but several days before the closing of the winter transfer market, it was not yet clear the next destination of the Moroccan international.
Italian journalist Fabrizio Romano, who specializes in news of player transfers, says that Amrabat left the “viola” squad because he wanted to leave the team in the summer Mercato.
He added that he had been waiting for Manchester United since last June, but “Maneo” did not make an official offer to the Italian team for the midfielder.
Amrabat’s contract with Viola expires in late June 2024, so the Italian club will not mind his departure if a good offer arrives so that the player does not lose for free in the summer of next year.
He concluded that the player does not intend to return to the Italian club’s training before the first of next month (the summer Mercato closing date).
And Italian press reports claimed that the Italian league champion, Napoli, entered the race to contract with Amrabat to support its ranks during the current summer transfer period.
In turn, the English “Talk Sport” radio website stated that Liverpool had held talks with Amrabat and his club in order to sign him during the current summer transfer period.
Amrabat drew the attention of many European clubs such as Barcelona, Atletico Madrid, Liverpool and Manchester United, as those clubs expressed interest in including him in the “Mercato” last winter after his brilliance with the Moroccan national team in the 2022 World Cup in Qatar, where the “Atlas Lions” ranked fourth, in An unprecedented historical achievement for Arab and African football.
In the last season 2022-2023, Amrabat played with Fiorentina 49 matches in all tournaments, and presented distinguished levels in terms of defense, cutting balls and aborting competitors’ attacks, and provided a single assist, and was close to winning two titles, but his team, “Viola”, lost the Italian Cup final against Inter. Milan and the final of the European Conference League against West Ham United, with the same result (1-2).
Amrabat joined Fiorentina on January 31, 2020 from Hellas Verona, and since that time he has participated in 107 matches in all tournaments.