Mark Hughes considering bringing Brescia's Andrea Caracciolo to Fulham

05 January 2011 04:17
Fulham have been linked with 6ft 5in Brescia striker Andrea Caracciolo as Mark Hughes steps up his search for an imposing target man. [LNB]The west London club are keen on 6ft 8in Ivory Coast striker Lacina Traore, but have been made aware that Liverpool are also keen on taking him from Cluj. [LNB]Caracciolo is reluctant to leave Brescia for anyone but his favourite team - AC Milan - but there seems little prospect of a dream move to the San Siro.[LNB] [LNB] Tall order: Caracciolo (centre) could cause Premier League defenders problems[LNB]Italy's top sports paper Gazzetta dello Sport say Fulham are interested in a January move and it would be difficult for cash-strapped Brescia to resist a decent bid. [LNB]Juventus are considering him now that Manchester City have all but won the race to sign their top target Edin Dzeko from Wolfsburg. [LNB]However, the Turin giants have other names higher on their wish list and Fulham could take advantage. [LNB]Brescia admit they don't want to sell Caracciolo, who is key to them fighting relegation from Serie A this season. [LNB]The 29-year-old struck 24 goals in 35 appearances last season to inspire promotion from Serie B and is their top scorer with five in 15 appearances in this campaign.  [LNB] Fulham 3 West Brom 0: Carson gaffe gifts Cottagers crucial victoryClub-by-club guide to every Premier League transfer deal during JanuaryWatch all the Premier League goals every week on our brilliant video playerAll the latest Fulham news, features and opinion[LNB]  Explore more:People: Edin Dzeko, Mark Hughes Places: Liverpool, Italy

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