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Fulham eye Jol appointment

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Former Tottenham manager Martin Jol has reportedly emerged as a frontrunner for the position at Fulham.

Dutch tactician in line for Premier League return

Former Tottenham manager Martin Jol has reportedly emerged as a frontrunner for the vacant position at Fulham. The 54-year-old Dutch coach is the Cottagers' number one choice to take the club forward following the departure of Roy Hodgson to Liverpool. Hodgson took the West London outfit to the Europa League final last season, a remarkable achievement considering they only just managed to avoid relegation from the Premier League in his first term in charge. But having now made the switch to Anfield, Fulham are now on the lookout for a new boss and Jol is thought to be the leading candidate. The current manager of Ajax spent almost three years at Spurs, but during his time at White Hart Lane could not lead his side to a top-four finish, and a coveted place in the UEFA Champions League. He then moved to Hamburg where he spent one year in charge of the Bundelsiga club, before returning to his homeland to coach Ajax. They finished second in the Dutch Eredivisie last term, behind FC Twente, then managed by Steve McClaren.

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