Fulham eye Liege's Vainqueur

Fulham are planning a £2.5m raid for Standard Liege midfielder William Vainqueur.

Last Updated: 07/11/12 at 10:58 Post Comment

William Vainqueur: Standard Liege midfielder is interesting Fulham

William Vainqueur: Standard Liege midfielder is interesting Fulham

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The Frenchman progressed through the youth system at Nantes and made his senior debut during the 2006/07 Ligue 1 season.

He left France for Belgium in August 2011, signing a five-year contract with Liege, but Craven Cottage manager Jol is desperate to bolster his squad in the January transfer window.

Vainqueur's agent Nico Vaesen said: "Fulham's style suits. They've a Dutch coach who likes a passing game."

Jol brought in French-born Senegal midfielder Mickael Tavares on a short-term contract in October after losing Mahamadou Diarra.

However, the Mali international has returned from his knee problem quicker than expected and is back in the Fulham team.

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