UK time is: 13:19:39
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

Khan Explains! (Wednesday October 1 2014)

5 Man Panel to Assess Candidates! (Tuesday September 30 2014)

He Who Laughs………. (Tuesday September 30 2014)

Rodallega`s Happy and I`m Happy! (Monday September 29 2014)

Kit Moves Nearer to Permanent Job (Sunday September 28 2014)

Heaven Knows I`m Miserable Now! (Sunday September 28 2014)

Stats: Birmingham City v Fulham (Saturday September 27 2014)

Stat Attack - Birmingham (a) (Friday September 26 2014)

Birmingham v Fulham - Early Team News (Friday September 26 2014)

Fulham Draw Derby in Capital One Cup (Thursday September 25 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. truezebra 1
2. Oldwolf 1
3. dobox 1

League Results (view all)

Latest Results
Ipswich 2 - 1 Fulham
Derby County 5 - 1 Fulham
Fulham 0 - 1 Wolves
Fulham 0 - 1 Millwall
Fulham 1 - 1 Cardiff
Fulham 0 - 1 Blackburn

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
18. Brighton 10 2 4 4 -2 10
19. Birmingham 10 2 4 4 -6 10
20. Wigan 10 2 3 5 -2 9
21. Huddersfield 9 2 2 5 -10 8
22. Bolton 9 1 2 6 -8 5
23. Fulham 9 1 1 7 -12 4
24. Blackpool 10 0 3 7 -9 3

Breaking League News

Boro seek home comforts
» Middlesbrough : 01/10/2014 13:03:00
Leeds (A) Match Preview
» Reading : 01/10/2014 12:51:00
Video: Derby v AFCB
» Bournemouth : 01/10/2014 12:51:00
Forgotten man challenged
» Middlesbrough : 01/10/2014 12:48:00
An Unusual Bond - Uwe Rösler
» Wigan : 01/10/2014 11:27:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Fulham v Bolton?
Suggested By:  Putney
Fulham to win! 100%
Bolton to win! 0%
Score Draw! 0%
0-0! 0%