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Bullard signs for Fulham

Bullard signs for Fulham

Wigan midfielder Jimmy Bullard has agreed a sensational transfer to Fulham and instantly set his sights on securing an international call-up.

The shock move came after Fulham manager Chris Coleman activated a release clause in Bullard's contract, allowing him to leave the club provided a bid of £2.5 million was made.

The Wigan midfielder has been in inspirational form for Wigan this season, scoring four goals and being instrumental in driving the Latics into 10th in the Premiership in their debut season.

But despite the move from a team who reached the League Cup Final and look on course to finish 10th placed in the league to 14th placed Fulham, Bullard believes that the move serves as a step up.

'Yeah I think it is a step up, definitely', he told Sky Sports News.

'I spoke to Chris and his coaching staff here and they told me their ambitions here and what they want to do.

'I do see it as a step-up', he added.

Bullard sees Fulham as a stepping stone to international recognition, and he would qualify to play for England or Germany as he has a German grandmother.

It is unlikely, however, that his time will come at this World Cup.

'At the moment I want to try and get settled in as quickly as possible, play a few games and see how it goes', he said.

'Basically the ambition is there to play for a country, whether it's Germany or England I don't know, but my main thoughts are about Fulham at the moment.'






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Writer:Ollie Sheehan
Date:Wednesday May 3 2006
Time: 11:55PM

Comments

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Both interesting and unexpected, I wonder if he is making way for malbranque's departure????
Ollie Sheehan
04/05/2006 00:19:00
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Brilliant signing Bullard is a class midfielder
simonlarkins17
04/05/2006 13:14:00
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i cant believe hes left wigan. they wont be same without him.
jono_forest
04/05/2006 22:23:00
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I can't see how it's a step up. Look at the table.
BigYid
05/05/2006 09:16:00
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Give him a chance Yid. I'm sure he will make them a better side. Not sure if he'll enjoy playing under CC as he did under jewell though.
FEn_100
10/05/2006 03:01:00
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i think thats a backward step in his career
green giant 12
15/05/2006 21:24:00
0
He's a good midfielder and should do well for you next season!
richy23
18/06/2006 12:02:00
0
Good signing for Fulham, does he want to be closer to his buddies on Soccer AM!!!!
dazza71
28/06/2006 20:19:00
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I love Jimmy Bullard. he's a class player. You've got a gem there
cherry_brandy
01/07/2006 19:41:00
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30/08/2006 21:45:00
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