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Tim Ream passes Fulham medical

last updated Tuesday 18th August 2015, 5:09 PM

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American defender Tim Ream has passed his medical and agreed a four-year deal at Fulham, sources have told ESPN FC.

Bolton Wanderers managed to broker an improved deal from the Cottagers for American defender Tim Ream after they hijacked QPR's attempts to sign him last Friday night.

Fulham impressed centre-back Ream during talks over the weekend and have persuaded the 27-year-old to move to Craven Cottage ahead of Loftus Road.

Ream will sign for £1.75million up front, with potentially add-ons taking the deal up to £2.3million - the same fee they paid out to New York Red Bulls in 2012.

Bolton manager Neil Lennon said "Fulham upped the bid from QPR and Tim made it clear he wanted to go there.

"We've come out of it better off and he seems to have got the move he wants.

Ream is set to finalise his move to Fulham once he sorts out his visa and his arrival will come as a major boost to Kit Symons as he looks to build a side capable of winning promotion back to the Premier League.

The former New York Red Bulls player has made 15 appearances for the United States. He started two games at left-back for the U.S. in this summer's CONCACAF Gold Cup.

He will join U.S. under-20 captain Emerson Hyndman and under-17 midfielder Luca de la Torre at Fulham as the latest in a long line of Yanks to play for the London club, following in the footsteps of such players as Clint Dempsey, Brian McBride and Carlos Bocanegra.

Source Marc Iles at The Bolton News/ESPN
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