Fulham close in on Richardson
Sky Sports understands the 27-year-old is edging closer to a
return to London and he is scheduled to hold talks with Martin Jol
on Thursday evening to finalise the switch.
Richardson has been given permission to speak with the Cottagers
after the Black Cats reluctantly accepted a bid for the
Martin O’Neill had wanted the former Manchester United starlet
to remain at the Stadium of Light but was sympathetic to the
player’s pleas to return to the capital for family reasons.
Armed with the ?15 million from the sale of Mousa Dembele to
Tottenham, Martin Jol now looks set to splurge the cash.
Richardson is likely to join Dimitar Berbatov in west London
after he successfully completed a medical ahead of his potential ?4
Clint Dempsey’s future at the club still remains uncertain with
Liverpool and Sunderland both vying for his signature before the
transfer window closes.