Aug 31, 2012
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Berbatov completes Fulham switch

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Fulham have confirmed the signing of Dimitar Berbatov from Manchester United on a two-year deal.

The 31-year-old striker has moved for an undisclosed fee and will be reunited with Martin Jol, who managed Tottenham during the Bulgarian’s time at the north London club.

Berbatov, who scored 56 goals and made 149 appearances for Manchester United, told Fulham’s official website: “I’m delighted to have signed for Fulham and I look forward to playing under Martin Jol once again.

“As soon as I was aware of Fulham’s interest my decision to join was an easy one to make.

“I’m impressed with the set up here and the people have made me feel welcome. There is a close and personal feel around the club and I can’t wait to get started.”

Jol said: “Dimitar is a player I’ve always admired. He did well for me at Spurs and I’m sure that he will do well here at Fulham.

“He’s a player of great quality and technical ability who will give me the attacking option I’ve been looking for.

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“When he’s not scoring goals, his ingenuity often leads to chances being created for his team-mates and I’m delighted that we’ve been able to convince him to come to us, as there was a lot of attention from other clubs.”

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Chris is the founder of The Boot Room. He is a Swindon Town supporter, having lived in Wiltshire for most of his years. His work has also featured on Squawka, Bleacher Report and Eurosport.

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