Fulham close in on Roma’s Vincenzo Montella

Ollie Irish

4th, January 2007

Fulham are close to completing a six-month loan deal for Italian striker Vincenzo Montella. The 32-year-old is expected to finalise the move later today. Nicknamed Little Aeroplane in honour of his aviation-themed goal celebration, Montella cost Roma €25 million when they bought him from Sampdoria in 1999. Although he has struggled with injuries in recent seasons I still think this could be a good bit of business by Chris Coleman, and this is why:

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