Belfast Telegraph

Thursday 25 December 2014

Fulham sign Pogrebnyak deal

Pavel Pogrebnyak
Pavel Pogrebnyak

Fulham have completed the signing of Stuttgart striker Pavel Pogrebnyak on a six-month contract, the Barclays Premier League club have announced.

Martin Jol has been after a striker throughout the January transfer window and has now secured the signing of the Russia international.

Press Association Sport revealed Fulham's interest on Monday night and Pogrebnyak has penned an initial deal until the end of the season at Craven Cottage.

The 28-year-old started his career at his hometown club Spartak Moscow, spending loan spells with Baltika Kaliningrad, Khimki & Shinnik Yaroslavl.

Pogrebnyak then moved to Tom Tomsk, before joining Zenit St Petersburg and then Bundesliga club Stuttgart.

The striker is full international and has eight goals in 30 appearances for Russia.

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