UK time is: 08:20:51
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

'If It's Football, It's Vital'

Fulham Linked to Croatian Defender!

With the expectancy that Brede Hangeland will be snapped up by a bigger club this summer, there is every possibility that Fulham will be looking for a new defender this summer.

One name we`ve been linked to in the past could be the answer to our problems.

The Croatian defender, Josip Simunic, currently playing for Hertha Berlin, could be sold this summer.

Simunic has expressed a desire to play in the Premier League and the Hertha Berlin manager, Dieter Hoeness, has commented about the situation.

The crux of the matter being that Hoeness is unable to decide if the Premier League dream expressed by his player has died with the player admitting in a recent interview,

"I don't know if this dream is over, but I am a Hertha player at the moment and I only focus on the next game."

Hoeness rates Simunic highly stating,

"Joe is one of the best defenders in Europe.

"Not long ago, some people doubted he had the fitness to play in Bundlesiga - now he has shown what he can do.'

"He is an outstanding talent."


Perhaps a good indication that Simunic could be sold comes with Hoeness` admittance that selling would raise the necessary cash to improve his squad when he remarks,

"[Selling star players] is always a possibility so that we can fund new signings."

"By selling, we have the chance to build our squad."

"We can sell players and then spend smaller sums on quality new signings - it gives us a way forwards for the future."


We`ll paw through the sports pages to see if anything further turns up on this one in the coming months.




Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!



For the very latest Premier League odds

Free 15 bet when you spend 5 on The New Football Pools

Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

The Journalist

Writer: Andrew Joyce  Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Wednesday March 25 2009

Time: 4:45PM

Your Comments

good player...but brede aint going!! :D:D
KBFulham
good player...but brede aint going!! :D:D
KBFulham
lets hope you are right, it would be tragic if he left!
Al Billy
lets hope you are right, it would be tragic if he left!
Al Billy
I think you may both be wrong - the lure of Arsenal or Liverpool may be our undoing!
Putney
I think you may both be wrong - the lure of Arsenal or Liverpool may be our undoing!
Putney
he's seems content at the moment, but i guess you couldn't really hold it against him. we need a centerback anyway to serve as cover for hangeland and hughes...
woodysweats
he's seems content at the moment, but i guess you couldn't really hold it against him. we need a centerback anyway to serve as cover for hangeland and hughes...
woodysweats
that is very true woodysweats. 2 injuries in that position and we are in it deep!!
KBFulham
that is very true woodysweats. 2 injuries in that position and we are in it deep!!
KBFulham
 

Have Your Say

Log in...
with your social network     OR     with your Vital account

Recent Fulham Articles

And Still the Wait Goes On (Sunday October 19 2014)

Kavanagh and That First Senior Goal (Sunday October 19 2014)

Symons Praises Fulham Defence (Sunday October 19 2014)

You Can`t Blame Him for Trying! (Saturday October 18 2014)

Fulham Youngster Goes Off on Loan! (Saturday October 18 2014)

Fulham 1 Norwich City 0 (Saturday October 18 2014)

Stats: Fulham v Norwich (Saturday October 18 2014)

Fulham v Norwich - Team Sheets (Saturday October 18 2014)

Fulham`s Taggert Is Almost There! (Saturday October 18 2014)

McCormack Has No Regrets! (Saturday October 18 2014)

Archived Fulham Articles

List All Vital Fulham Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll

Vital Members League (view all)

1. dobox 8
2. Oldwolf 7
3. truezebra 1
4. acrossthepond 1

League Results (view all)

Latest Results
Fulham 0 - 1 Wolves
Fulham 1 - 0 Norwich
Fulham 0 - 1 Millwall
Fulham 1 - 1 Cardiff
Fulham 4 - 0 Bolton
Fulham 0 - 1 Blackburn

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
18. Millwall 12 3 4 5 -3 13
19. Wigan 12 2 5 5 -2 11
20. Brighton 12 2 5 5 -3 11
21. Birmingham 12 2 5 5 -7 11
22. Fulham 12 3 1 8 -9 10
23. Bolton 12 2 2 8 -12 8
24. Blackpool 12 1 3 8 -10 6

Breaking League News

Boruc: We will see what life is going to bring
Bournemouth : 21/10/2014 08:13:00
Baby Fletch: Pleased with going top
Bournemouth : 21/10/2014 08:04:00
LUFC On This Day - October 21st
Leeds Utd : 21/10/2014 07:22:00
Injury Update
Norwich : 21/10/2014 07:00:00
Man of the Match: Demarai Gray
Birmingham : 21/10/2014 07:00:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Rotherham v Fulham?
Suggested By:  putney
Home win! 0%
Away win! 0%
Draw! 0%