Reports from Holland suggest that young Fulham striker Danny Hoesen is set to return to Fortuna Sittard on loan.
Hoesen had impressed Fulham’s scouts in the summer of 2008 and, after a successful trial at Motspur Park, agreed a £400,000 transfer in August 2008. Before he made the move to London, Hoesen was handed his Fortuna debut, having come through the Dutch side’s academy, as a substitute at Go Ahead Eagles. After a strong start with Fulham’s youth team, Hoesen was loaned out to HJK Helsinki for some first-team experienced and scored his first goal for the Finnish side in a 2-1 away win at IFK Mariehamn.
A serious hip injury ended his loan spell with HJK a month early and Hoesen worked hard to return to full fitness and lead the line impressively for Billy McKinlay’s reserve side. A string of impressive performances saw rewarded with a spot on the bench for Fulham’s 3-0 win at Sunderland in April. The Dutch youth international signed a new two-year contract with Fulham in May and his season-long switch to his former club is expected to be confirmed on Monday. The move would fit in with Martin Jol’s intention to farm out some of Fulham’s promising young talent to foreign clubs.