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Fulham in advanced talks with RB Leipzig for Ademola Lookman

Everton are still counting their loses over the selling of a prolific star, Ademola Lookman, to a German side, RB Leipzig.

Fulham is in advance talk to sign Ademola Lookman from German Bundesliga side RB Leipzig, according to reports.

Lookman was left out of the Leipzig squad that face Bayer Leverkusen on Saturday, with the club confirming talk is ongoing with Fulham over a return to the premier league.

Fulham is reportedly interested in signing the 22-year-old on initial on a season loan with an option to buy him permanently at the end of the season.

Lookman joined RB Leipzig in a £22million from Everton last summer, but he has struggled to break into the team, despite the departure of Timo Werner.

He failed to score in 13 appearances in all competitions for them last season and has not featured in any of Leipzig’s three league and cup matches in the 2020/21 campaign.

An agreement could be reached in a matter of days and the former Charlton Athletic striker could be on his back to England.

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