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Martin Jol is convinced that Brede Hangeland is happy at Fulham and expects the defender to commit his future to the club.

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Brede Hangeland: Expected to sign a contract extension at Fulham

Brede Hangeland: Expected to sign a contract extension at Fulham

Hangeland's current contract expires at the end of the season and the Cottagers have been talking to him for some time about a possible extension.

Jol hopes to be given an update after Monday's match against Newcastle United and has no worries about losing the Norwegian.

"It only depends on a decision so if Brede says yes it is okay," the Fulham boss said. "If he says no, then we have to wait, talk and negotiate.

"I will ask Alistair [Mackintosh, chief executive officer] what the situation is after the game [against Newcastle] again.

"I am confident he will sign because he loves it here. He is a Fulham player.

"We took him from Scandinavia and I think he loves it here and we offered him a good contract."

Hangeland will return from suspension for the clash with the Magpies at Craven Cottage after being sent off against Sunderland.

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