The 29-year-old was unnoticed of Liverpool’s pre-season squads for journeys to Germany and Singapore after Al-Ittihad made a £40 million ($51 million) bid for him.
He’ll be a part of Karim Benzema and N’Golo Kante at Al-Ittihad, one among 4 Saudi golf equipment managed by the Gulf state’s sovereign wealth fund.
Fabinho joined Liverpool from Monaco in 2018 and made 219 appearances for the Reds, successful the Champions League, Premier League, FA Cup, League Cup and Membership World Cup.
“As we speak I depart my dwelling. It has been 5 years sporting this jersey and all the time with the best honor and happiness attainable,” Fabinho wrote on Twitter, which is being rebranded as X.
“Since day one at Liverpool, I have been embraced by everybody,” he added. “In these 5 years, I grew as a participant, as a person, I made desires come true… With that jersey, I gained each title a participant can dream of.”
His departure comes after Liverpool captain Jordan Henderson ended his 12-year keep at Anfield final week, transferring to Saudi Arabia to play for Al-Ettifaq, who’re coached by Steven Gerrard.
Fabinho’s compatriot Roberto Firmino left Merseyside to signal for Al-Ahli earlier this month.
Liverpool supervisor Jurgen Klopp has additionally seen midfielders Naby Keita, Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain and James Milner depart on free transfers for the reason that finish of final season.
However the membership have strengthened that space of the sphere with the signings of Alexis Mac Allister and Dominik Szoboszlai.