Senegalese Tavares links up again with Jol at Fulham

Reuters, Saturday 6 Oct 2012

Senegal midfielder Mickael Tavares joined forces with former Hamburg SV manager Martin Jol again when he signed for English Premier League side Fulham on Friday.

The 29-year-old was available on a free transfer after leaving Hamburg in the close season, the Londoners said on their website (

Tavares, who has 25 caps, played under Dutchman Jol during the second half of the 2008-09 Bundesliga season.

He also had a spell on loan with English second-tier team Middlesbrough during the 2010-11 campaign.

Fulham, who are ninth in the league, travel to promoted Southampton on Sunday.

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