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Fulham - In Bid to Sign Vid

Fulham - In Bid to Sign Vid

Today the Daily Express reports that Fulham are poised to swoop for free agent Mark Viduka after Portsmouth pulled out of a deal

It was widely thought that the former Newcastle, Middlesborough and Leeds striker would be joining Portsmouth this summer.

However due to financial problems at the south coast side and the players apparent demands for a 2 year contract have led Portsmouth to pull out of a potential deal.

This has left the door open for Fulham to swoop for the forward with the Daily Express commenting,

"Fulham today expect to complete the signing of Australia striker Mark Viduka on a free transfer."

"He flew into London last night for talks with Cottagers manager Roy Hodgson. Viduka, 33, is a free agent after his contract with Newcastle ran out at the end of last season"

"Viduka is expected to undergo a medical at Fulham this morning. He scored seven goals in 38 games in two years with the Magpies"


This leaves two questions to be asked,

Does this mean we will be offering him the 2 year contract he wants?

And is Viduka a gamble seeing as he is now 33 and very injury prone?

If we`re not paying him much in wages, although that seems unlikely, I think it could be a good deal and adds depth to the squad for free. Ideally I was hoping for a more youthful striker but Viduka could add some European experience.


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Writer:Alex Petrovic
Date:Friday August 14 2009
Time: 4:00PM

Comments

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You're welcome to him. For all our 'troubles' very glad we didn't get him at Pompey. A 1st class mercenary. Plays when he wants, out 'injured' when he wants. Be warned!!!
storagematt
14/08/2009 16:23:00
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He wanted a 2 year deal at a reported 40k per week. That's why we "pulled out of a potential deal".
UKTony
14/08/2009 16:26:00
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Roy said he was happy to spend more time with his family - deal off
Lamby
14/08/2009 16:27:00
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Thank God!
Zimmer2002
14/08/2009 17:32:00
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I agree with you, Zimmer 2002.
JKW
14/08/2009 20:06:00
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Wouldn't mind him at the club. Would make good backup. But, knowing him, he'd want a decent wage packet. All in all, glad it's not going through...
KBFulham
14/08/2009 20:25:00
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leave the fat ***** well alone!
Al Billy
14/08/2009 21:18:00
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Looks like he won't be playing in the premiership after all now!
Alex Petrovic
14/08/2009 23:49:00
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HERE HERE TO ALL THT
truth sayer ffc
15/08/2009 10:38:00
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thank goodness... too much of a headcase to have on the team... don't think he'd buy into the team mentality...
woodysweats
19/08/2009 22:09:00
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