Serbia ahead Aleksandar Mitrovic has joined Saudi aspect Al Hilal from Fulham, the 2 golf equipment introduced on Saturday.
Mitrovic, Fulham’s high scorer in 4 of the final 5 seasons, didn’t play within the Premier League membership’s 3-0 loss to Brentford on Saturday after being injured within the opening recreation of the season at Everton final weekend.
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Fulham supervisor Marco Silva later acknowledged that they’d reluctantly agreed to let the 28-yr-outdated depart.
“I got information before the match and now the confirmation from the club after the match too that he’s on his way to leave the club,” the Portuguese informed reporters at Craven Cottage.
“Both clubs they got an agreement and now is the moment to finish the era of Mitrovic in our club.
“He pressured the whole lot to depart the membership, he wished to depart the membership,” he added. “In the tip they reached an settlement and now could be the second for us to maintain taking part in and dealing with out him.”
Silva did not provide any details about the deal.
Mitrovic has three years left on his contract and Fulham last month rejected multiple offers from Al Hilal, who have also signed Brazil’s Neymar from Paris Saint-Germain.
ESPN reported that Riyadh-based Al Hilal had since come back with an improved offer of £46 million ($58m), which was believed to be close to Fulham’s asking price.
Silva said Fulham would seek to replace Mitrovic within the transfer window but it would not be easy.
“Unfortunately for me as supervisor we’ve got 4 or 5 gamers to sign up 15 days. The striker place and striker market will not be a straightforward one,” he said.
“Many golf equipment are searching for the identical. We are going to do our greatest to do it.
“We have to find the right player to replace him. If not we’re going to face the Premier League with the players we have here.”
Information from ESPN’s James Olley contributed to this report.