Fulham winger Luis Boa Morte’s future is likely to be resolved one way or another this week, according to his agent Amadeu Paixao.

Boa Morte’s representative moved to clarify the current situation after the Portugal international was linked with a move to Middlesbrough in his homeland’s press.

Newcastle United have led the chase for Boa Morte for some time but chairman Freddy Shepherd is reported to be prioritising other targets at the moment.

“We need a swift solution to this subject but Luis wants to be calm for the season,” explained Paixao.

“The decision depends finally on Fulham but I think that everything can be sorted out this week.”

Paixao believes there is little prospect of his client heading for Portugal despite reported interest from Lisbon giants Sporting.

“Boa Morte is happy in England and has now decided not to change country,” confirmed the agent.