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Fulham close to a £5 million deal with Wolves

Fulham have agreed a deal with Wolves for the transfer of striker Raul Jiminez for £5 million. The 32 year is set to finalize personal terms and undergo a medical arlg next week to finally be a part of the wolves. Jimenez has been with Wolves since 2018 initially on loan but later on closed a permanent deal a year later.

After his skull fracture against Arsenal in 2020, he was sidelined for almost nine months. Fulham interest developer Aleksandar Mitrovic has made himself unavailable after being frustrated at being denied a move away from the club. There were talks that the Serbian forward was keen to join the Saudi Arabian club Al Hilal but Fulham rejected their £25m bid.

Raul Jimenez to be part of Fulham for £5 million:

Jimenez has been part of the wolves since 2018 and his contract is due to run until 2024. He started his career with Wolves as a loan player and went on to score 15 goals in 37 matches, after which wolves made a then record breaking signing for £30m from Benfica in 2019. He continued to perform well for wolves till the time he was sidelined for almost nine months after a clash with Arsenal’s David Luiz which left his skull fractured. He has scored just 15 since then and is set to leave the club with 57 in 166 appearances. Interest from Al Hilal in striker Aleksandr Mitrovic has made things worse between Fulham and their all time top goal scorer which led to Fulham’s interest in a forward. Jimenez has been their find and have signed their deal with Wolves for £5 million to sign on the forward for their new season.

Jimenez started off his career with América where he made 103 appearances and scored 38 goals. He then featured for Atletico Madrid in 28 matches scoring just one goal. He then played Primeira Liga for Benfica for three seasons scoring 30 goals in 92 matches. He was then picked up as a loan player by Wolves in the 2018-19 season where he made 44 appearances and scored 17 times, after his incredible performance and contribution he was signed permanently by Wolves and featured them in the next four seasons of the Premier League. He made a total of 166 appearances for wolves and scored 57 goals and is now all set to feature in Fulham’s eleven. The Mexican have also been impressive for his country as he made 100 appearances scoring 30 international goals.


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