By 90Min
August 17, 2017

Fulham have confirmed the signing of Rui Fonte from Braga on a three-year deal, with the option of an additional year.

The 27-year-old striker spent a single season with the Portuguese side, having signed from Benfica last year after playing embarking on three campaigns with the Encarnados. 

A statement on Fulham''s official website reads: "The Club is delighted to confirm the signing of Sporting Clube de Braga captain Rui Fonte for an undisclosed fee.

"The 27-year-old has signed a three-year deal, with a Club option to extend by a further 12 months."

The former Braga captain has since expressed joy over the latest development in his career.

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Speaking to the club's website, he said: "I am very happy and very excited to sign for Fulham, this is an amazing challenge. Fulham is a massive club and I’m looking forward to it.


"I wanted to say a big thank you to Braga who took me in as family and I’m thankful to all the staff and fans for their support during my time there."

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