New Fulham ace eyes Jol link

07:30 12 September 2012

Fulham

Fulham's new signing Giorgos Karagounis in action for Greece during the 2012 European Championships. Photo credit: Tony Marshall/EMPICS

EMPICS Sport

Transfer news: New Fulham signing Giorgos Karagounis says he is looking forward to working with manager Martin Jol after completing his free transfer.

The Greece captain had been without a club after his Panathinaikos contract ended earlier this year.

The 35-year-old, who has also played for Inter Milan and Benfica, will help to fill the void left at Fulham by the summer departures of Clint Dempsey and Mousa Dembele to Tottenham.

Karagounis told www.fulhamfc.com: “I’m delighted to have signed for Fulham Football Club and I am excited by a new challenge in England and the Barclays Premier League.

“I’m looking forward to working under Martin Jol and playing alongside some fantastic players at this club.”

Manager Jol said: “Giorgos Karagounis has a wealth of club and international experience and I’m happy that he’s joined us for this season.

“He’s been an influential player for his club sides and is a renowned player in world football as he’s about to become the most-capped player for Greece.

“He brings many certain qualities to our squad.”

Euro 2012 saw Karagounis earn a record-equalling 120th cap for Greece before missing the outright record after being controversially suspended for their quarter-final defeat to Germany.

He has not played for his country since and was left out of the squad for their opening World Cup qualifiers this month, ostensibly because he was without a club.

Related articles

Latest Stories from SNAP.PA

Strictly Come Dancing judge Craig Revel Horwood hasn’t been impressed by Judy Murray’s dancing so far.

Read more

It’s back to university life and back to preppy basics fashion-wise.

Read more

Slough Station was closed for nearly six hours while police and forensic officers were at the scene.

Read more

Promotions

Advanced running and training technology for beginners up to elite athletes

If you’re thinking of adding running treadmill to your fitness routine, you’re on the right track! There are several advantages to running on a treadmill versus running outdoors.

Renault-Zoe

The Renault ZOE follows on from the introduction of the electric Fluence ZE and Twizy, but unlike the former, the ZOE was designed from the ground up as an electric vehicle.

TOP STORIES

Quizzes

Do you fancy yourself as a football ground know-it-all? Try our devilishly difficult quiz!

How well do you know your football stadiums? This brand new quiz from London24 will seperate the men from the boys...

Read more
Guess the managers quiz

The managerial merry-go-round spins quickly these days so do you think you’ve got the knowledge to recognise the faces of all these football bosses?

Read more
Brede Hangeland  (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)

How well do you know the current generation of Fulham’s players? Well now is your chance to compete against your mates and fellow fans and find out!

Read more
Fulham manager Felix Magath at the Hawthorns. Photo: Richard Sellers/PA Wire

Do you think you know your Fulham? Well now is your chance to put your knowledge to the test.

Read more

Fulham Transfer News