Fulham’s hopes of signing Arsenal right-back Cedric and Everton midfielder Abdoulaye Doucoure have been dealt a blow with each offers stalling, 90min understands.
The Whites had been hopeful of finishing the double swoop early within the January switch window, however have work to do so as to finalise each signings.
The west London facet had agreed a payment with Arsenal over Cedric, however the Gunners are refusing to pay for half of his wage packet as Fulham had hoped. Each groups wish to finalise a deal, nonetheless, and are engaged on options.
Fulham had been additionally unaware that Doucoure is at present incomes over £100,000-a-week at Everton. They’re providing to cowl lower than half of that whole and there is a long way with the Toffees concerning this problem.
Doucoure can also be needed by former membership Watford, who might make a mortgage provide with an compulsory buy clause ought to they be promoted again to the Premier League.
Fulham might select to make one or each of the offers preliminary loans, although they at present have two gamers on mortgage from different Premier League sides – Shane Duffy from Brighton and Dan James from Leeds. Cancelling one or each of those agreements might release the requisite house to herald Cedric and Doucoure.
Marco Silva’s facet at present sit eighth within the Premier League desk after a powerful first half to the season.