Fulham signs Czech defender Zdenek Grygera

Fulham signs Czech defender Zdenek Grygera

Published Aug. 31, 2011 12:42 p.m. ET

Fulham has signed Czech Republic defender Zdenek Grygera from Juventus on a free transfer after being released by the Italian club.

The 31-year-old Grygera, who has spent four seasons at Juventus, joined Fulham on a one-year contract.

He says ''it has always been an ambition for me to play in the Premier League and I am looking forward to an exciting new chapter in my career with Fulham.''

Grygera began his career with Czech side FK Svit Zlin in 1997, before moving to Petra Drnovice, Sparta Prague and Ajax.