Daniel Cousin’s move to Fulham will be ruled out by FIFA – in a heartbreak decision due to made this week, according to the People.

The game’s rulers are to stand by their hard-line that the Gabon striker cannot play for three clubs in a season and his £3million move from Rangers is to be blocked after he appeared for French side Lens at the start of the campaign.

Sheffield United winger Lee Martin, Bolton’s Gary Cahill and Sunderland’s Phil Bardsley have played for three this term.