Regardless of showing for Fulham 3 times in August following their relegation to the Championship, Andre-Franck Zambo Anguissa secured himself a late switch window change away from Craven Cottage.
Though the Cottagers failed to stay within the Premier League, the Cameroon worldwide was one of many membership’s star performers final season, showing in all however two league matches after spending the earlier marketing campaign at Villarreal on mortgage.
Not like different Fulham abilities although which have remained on the membership, Anguissa was the topic of a lot switch curiosity this summer time and it was Italian giants Napoli who secured a mortgage transfer on deadline day.
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The financials surrounding the deal have lately been revealed by Corriere dello Sport (by way of Sport Witness) as Fulham paying half of Anguissa’s wages while he performs abroad, with a everlasting €15 million transfer within the offing ought to Napoli set off that.
In keeping with journalist Ciro Venerato although, while chatting with Kiss Kiss Napoli (by way of Sport Witness) revealed that the preliminary non-obligatory charge to make the transfer everlasting was solely €12 million, which is a far cry beneath the £30 million that Fulham spent on the midfielder in 2018.
Napoli although elevated the non-obligatory charge by €3 million as a negotiation tactic to ensure that Fulham to extend their very own share of the cost of Anguissa’s wages for the season, in line with Venerato.
Though €15 million nonetheless looks like a low sum of money for somebody with Anguissa’s abilities, it’s a smart deal for all events despite the fact that Fulham are taking a little bit of a monetary hit.
It was all the time going to be onerous for anybody to tackle Anguissa’s full wage on this local weather and there’s completely no assure that Napoli will find yourself triggering their everlasting possibility.
Nonetheless he went straight into their line-up towards Juventus in a 2-1 win final weekend which is an efficient signal already and if he retains that form of stage up then activating that everlasting possibility and bolstering Fulham’s funds within the course of needs to be a no brainer.