Jol weighs up El Hamdaoui bid
Fulham manager Martin Jol has confirmed he is considering a bid to sign Ajax striker Mounir El Hamdaoui for the third time.
Last Updated: 17/08/11 8:05am
Fulham manager Martin Jol has confirmed he is considering a bid to sign Ajax striker Mounir El Hamdaoui for the third time in his career.
Jol is looking to bolster his attacking options at Craven Cottage as the Dutchman wants to ensure he has adequate back-up for Bobby Zamora.
He has been linked with a swoop for El Hamdaoui, who has fallen out of favour at Ajax under current coach Frank de Boer.
El Hamdaoui joined Ajax on a four-year contract from AZ Alkmaar last summer when Jol was in charge and he has also attracted the interest of PSV Eindhoven.
The 27-year-old was also signed by Jol for Tottenham Hotspur six years ago, although he failed to make an impact at White Hart Lane.
He could now be offered another stab at the Premier League after Jol acknowledged his interest in El Hamdaoui.
"It's not unthinkable for me to sign Mounir," Jol told Dutch magazine NU Sport.
"He is incredibly honest and amazingly direct. He could be a pleasant surprise."