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Fulham Target Luke Young?

Fulham Target Luke Young?

After announcing the signing of West Ham United duo Bobby Zamora and John Pantsil, the tabloids are rife that Roy Hodgson has another defender in his sights.

The man in question is the ex-England international, Luke Young.

Young, ex-Charlton but currently playing for Middlesbrough, is being nominated as a possible signing, for £3.5 million, to become our new right back.

Whilst accepting that Young has all the credentials to do a decent job for us, us puzzled gents at Vital Fulham are a little perplexed.

After all, we've just spent the last forty-eight hours convincing ourselves that Pantsil would, for £1.5 million of that £6.5 million double swoop fee, be the man for that position.

We can only suggest that the signing of Young is nothing but paper talk or that £1.5 million is the going rate, these days, for defensive cover or somebody decent to fill up those seven substitutes places allocated t Premier League sides next season!



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Writer:Andrew Joyce
Date:Thursday July 17 2008
Time: 4:50PM

Comments

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What happend to Stoor then?
Backslash2010
17/07/2008 17:17:00
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I think the Swedes are playing hard to get!
Al Billy
17/07/2008 19:20:00
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cyberworld suggests a deal is getting closer!
Putney
17/07/2008 20:14:00
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this suggests vgolz is on his way out sad that is hes good ill suport him wherever he goes
boca3
17/07/2008 22:18:00
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Im sure I saw hodgson carefully say pantsil would be good cover!
alexthekid
17/07/2008 22:44:00
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The guys at TiFF are also confussed with this. Come to the conclusion Pantsil will be cover for right wing, with young and Stoor (set to sign 2moz) at RB
oranje_emu
18/07/2008 01:19:00
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Agree with boca3,I'll never understand why Volz isn't first choice! But I thought Paintsil was bought as a centreback/rightback cover rather than a dedicated rightback? But with Volz obviously out of favour, Baird being completely incompetent and our youngster off on loan to Norwich we would need at least two quality right back candidates to fight it out. So Paintsil and Luke Young would be perfect! I'd be very happy if we got him personally.
donfulham
18/07/2008 11:23:00
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