Fulham boss Martin Jol signs Marcel Gecov

20 July 2011 02:48
Fulham manager Martin Jol has announced that Czech Under-21 international Marcel Gecov has joined from Slovan Liberec for an undisclosed fee.[LNB] The 23-year-old impressed during the summer's Under-21 European Championships and has been on the Cottagers' radar for the past year.[LNB] Good reports: Marcel Gecov (right)[LNB] Gecov has penned a two-year deal with the club after successfully passing a medical.[LNB] 'He's signed and I am happy with him,' said Jol. 'He is a very talented midfield player and played against England [in the Under-21 European Championships] and got two assists so he is full of confidence.[LNB] 'He knows he can play against English teams and that helps. He signed the contract yesterday. [LNB] 'He had a very good tournament and was very decisive in games. That gave us confidence and he has been on our radar for at least a year.[LNB] 'The Fulham scouts knew him and had very good reports on him.'[LNB] The deal is reportedly worth ?700,000 and Jol believes Gecov is a good addition to the Cottagers' squad.[LNB] 'He is a typical midfield player and he is relatively young, he added.[LNB] 'He is aggressive and, as I've said, I am happy he is on board.'[LNB] Greening leaves Fulham to link up with McClaren at Nottingham ForestCottagers in ?2.8m bid for Palermo midfielder KasamiCLICK HERE TO SIGN UP FOR OUR FREE FANTASY FOOTBALL GAME[LNB] [LNB]

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