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Fulham expected to dive in for £10million-valued Roma winger Justin Kluivert

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Fulham are expected to sign in for £10million Roma winger Justin Kluivert… after Marco Silva’s side already added Willian and Layvin Kurzawa this week to a manic end to the transfer window

  • Fulham in talks with Roma about signing Dutch winger Justin Kluivert
  • Kluivert expected to enter into initial loan agreement with £10m purchase option
  • The Dutchman was loaned out for the past two seasons after falling out of favor
  • Fulham boss Marco Silva is desperate to improve his attacking options

Fulham are expected to replace Roma winger Justin Kluivert on loan with a £10million purchase option.

Marco Silva’s side are set for a busy end to the transfer window, with the Cottagers signing deals this week with both Layvin Kurzawa and former Chelsea star Willian.

And now it looks like they’ll be adding Kluivert, while Silva is eager to improve his attacking options to avert relegation fears.

Fulham in talks with Roma over deal for fallen Dutch winger Justin Kluivert

Former Chelsea star Willian has agreed a deal with Marco Silva's side

Fulham also reached agreement with PSG for defender Layvin Kurzawa

Both Willian and Layvin Kurzawa have reached an agreement with Fulham this week and are expected to be officially revealed before the transfer window deadline on Thursday

The 23-year-old Dutchman, son of legendary Dutch striker Patrick Kluivert, is out of favor with Roma and Fulham has been chasing the winger all summer.

Sports post reported earlier this month that the newly promoted side had spoken with Roma about the prospect of signing the two-time Dutch international.

Kluivert broke through at Ajax as a teenager before moving to Roma in 2018 for 14.8 million pounds.

He initially impressed but gradually slipped down the pecking order and was loaned out to RB Leipzig and Nice over the past two seasons.

Fulham has already entered the transfer market this summer to sign players such as Joao Palhinha, Issa Diop, Andreas Pereira, Kevin Mbabu, Bernd Leno, Manor Solomon and Shane Duffy.

Marco Silva is eager to expand his attacking options to avert relegation fears

Marco Silva is eager to expand his attacking options to avert relegation fears

Kluivert spent the 2020-21 season on a rental basis at RB Leipzig

The Dutchman was then loaned to Nice last year

Kluivert has been loaned to RB Leipzig and Nice for the past two seasons, respectively

Kluivert has been eliminated by Roma manager Jose Mourinho, who banned him from Roma training camp for the season and forced the winger to participate in the sessions on his own as negotiations over his future took place.

Fulham appear short on offense and wide outside, with Fabio Carvalho being sold to Liverpool this summer, Anthony Knockaert and Ivan Cavaleiro out of favor and new hire Manor Solomon unlikely to play until the new year following a knee injury.

Kluivert made 68 appearances in all competitions for Roma, scoring nine times and providing 10 assists.


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