Fulham midfield star Jimmy Bullard has told insiders at Craven Cottage that he will stay with Fulham if they are relegated from the top-flight.

Fans have been worried after he was linked with a move to Aston Villa.

Bullard suffered a potentially career ending injury in September 2006 while playing for Fulham against Newcastle. He was in just his fourth game for The Cottagers after transfering from Wigan in the summer.

Showing his usual determination Bullard returned to first team football in January 2008 as a sub against West Ham.