Fulham are reportedly completing the signing of Rui Fonte from Liga NOS side Sporting Braga.

According to Portuguese newspaper Record, the clubs have found an agreement and the player is moving on a €9m deal.

Braga are set to get only half of that amount, as when transfering the player last summer, his former club Benfica kept 50% of his economic rights.

Fulham have to buy both shares as third party ownership is not allowed in England, so they’re paying each club €4.5m.

English football is not something new for Fonte, who had already had spells at Arsenal and Crystal Palace during his youth years.

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With the Braga legend Allan retiring this summer, Fonte had become the club’s captain, and started the season well, with two goals in four matches.

The 27-year-old is mostly a second striker, but can also do a job as a centre-forward or a right winger.