West Bromwich Albion and Fulham have finally reached a deal to seal the protracted transfer of Diomansy Kamara, according to a report in the Express and Star this morning.
Kamara is set to move to Craven Cottage for around £4m – with Icelandic international Heidar Helguson heading in the other direction. Albion are believed to be pleased with the deal to land the former Watford striker, a proven Championship goalscorer, whilst netting a significant profit on Kamara, who had submitted a transfer request in order to try and push through his move to London.
The Senegalese forward had scored 23 goals in a stellar season for the Baggies but his departure from the Hawthorns appeared inevitable once West Brom had missed out on promotion to the top flight. Talks between Albion chairman Jeremy Peace and Kamara’s agent Willie McKay have paved the way for a deal that suits all parties.
A club statement read: “Albion are in talks with Fulham over a deal which could involve Diomansy Kamara joining the London club for £4m with Heidar Helguson coming to The Hawthorns.”
McKay confirmed that his client was close to making the move to Craven Cottage.
“We have agreed terms with Fulham and Diomansy has undergone a medical. The move is more or less done and he has been offered a four-year deal.”