- Current club: Everton
- Date of Birth: 12 July 1977
- Birthplace: Lisbon, Lisbon, Portugal
News from Eyefootball
Manchester United will be eyeing a fifth straight Premier League win when they host Fulham at Old Trafford this afternoon.
Chelsea striker Armando Broja is set to join London rivals Fulham on a short-term loan until the end of the campaign.
Bayern Munich's chief executive Jan-Christian Dreesen has admitted that a move for Fulham's Portuguese midfielder Palhinha could be back on, after a deal collapsed for the player last summer. Palhinha has been one of the Cottagers' best players so far this campaign and Bayern are currently sitting seven points behind league leaders Bayer Leverkusen, leaving the German side seeking new signings in the transfer window.
Fulham have opened talks with Chelsea to sign Trevoh Chalobah on loan with an option to buy at the end of the season.
Chelsea manager Mauricio Pochettino has said that he is happy with the referee's decision on Malo Gusto against Fulham.
Steven Benda has made the move to Fulham to play as backup to Bernd Leno at Craven Cottage. Benda, who is Leno's fellow countryman, has previously had spells with Swansea City, Swindon Town and Peterborough United, and the 24-year-old has signed a long-term deal with his new club, for a transfer fee of £5.5 million.
Fulham will wrap up a deal for Timothy Castagne this week, as the Belgian full-back looks set to sign a long-term contract at Craven Cottage. With Leicester City being relegated to the Championship, the defender is ready for a return to the top flight and will sign on the dotted line this week.
The contingent of players moving to Saudi Arabia continues to grow, as today Al-Hilal secured the signing of Fulham striker Aleksandar Mitrović in a deal worth an estimated £50 million. The Serbian forward wanted to leave West London and will earn around £750,000 a week in the Middle East.
Fulham have completed a transfer move for Calvin Bassey from Ajax, in a deal worth £18.9 million for the defender. The 23-year-old versatile defender came through the ranks at Leicester City, before making a move North to join Glasgow Rangers. A transfer to Ajax followed last summer, and after 25 Eredivisie appearances, his performances have persuaded Fulham to spend big to sign the player.
Fulham and Wolves have agreed a transfer fee that will allow Mexico international striker Raul Jimenez to depart Molineux. It is understood Fulham have had a bid of £7 million accepted, and the player has travelled to Craven Cottage for a first round of discussions regarding personal terms.