Fabri Confirms Fulham Deal, Bids Farewell To Besiktas

Besiktas goalkeeper Fabri has confirmed reaching an agreement with Fulham.

Fabri bid farewell to Besiktas following the 3-1 friendly victory over Krasnador on Friday.

“As you know the Premier League is a major league and one I am interested in joining. Negotiations between the two clubs are ongoing but there is a verbal agreement with Fulham. I want to thank Beşiktaş for my time here,” Fabri said.

Turkish-Football have been informed that a verbal agreement in place between Fabri and Fulham but he has not officially put pen to paper.

Fulham will pay Besiktas €6m once the transfer goes ahead.

The 30-year-old had just 12 months remaining on his contract heading into the 2018-19 season.

Besiktas club president Fikret Orman confirmed offers for Fabri on Thursday.

“There are offers for Fabri, he is training now but I don’t know where he will end up,” Orman said speaking from the Austria camp.

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Black Eagles boss Senol Gunes meanwhile hinted that the Spanish keeper could be on the move this summer.

“If Fabri leaves we are going to have to sign someone else with the money,” Orman said also speaking at the Austria camp.

“But if we receive a good offer and he wants to leave well there is nothing I can do. 

“Every player has a price.”

Fabri joined Besiktas in 2016 and went onto lift the Super Lig title at the Istanbul based outfit.

The keeper was also in goal for the Black Eagles in last seasons Champions League campaign which saw his side finish the group stage as undefeated leaders.

Fabri will be joining his former goalkeeper coach at Deportivo and Besiktas, Jose Sambade once the Fulham transfer goes ahead.