Brighton winger Anthony Knockaert signs for Championship side Fulham on season-long loan


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Anthony Knockaert has signed for Sky Guess Championship aspect Fulham on a season-long mortgage from Brighton.

The 27-year-old has scored 5 objectives in 63 Premier League appearances for the Seagulls however has dropped again right down to the second tier with a short lived change to Craven Cottage.

The transfer is more likely to grow to be everlasting subsequent summer time as Brighton confirmed an undisclosed payment has additionally been agreed between the 2 golf equipment.

“It feels superb to be right here,” Knockaert informed fulhamfctv. “I really feel actually welcome already. It simply feels nice to get this completed and for me to be a Fulham participant.

“I can’t wait to get began and clearly assist the membership obtain its aim.

“The objective is to get again to the Premier League the place Fulham belongs. I've come right here with the clear intention to get promoted and I need to assist in any approach that I can.”

Knockaert starred in the Brighton side which gained promotion in 2017 and was named EFL Player of the Season in the process.

Fulham, who were relegated from the top flight last season, will be happy to have secured the signing following the exits of Ryan Babel and Andre Schurrle.

They are also expected to lose teenager Ryan Sessegnon, who has been heavily linked with a move to Tottenham.