Fulham to snap up Elliott
By Peter ORourke
Last Updated: 01/01/70 1:00am
Fulham are reported to be closing in on the signing of New Zealand's Simon Elliott.Fulham are reported to be closing in on the signing of New Zealand international Simon Elliott.
Reports emanating from New Zealand suggest that Elliott has agreed terms over a move to Craven Cottage and will complete the formalities when the transfer window reopens in January.
The 31-year-old is believed to have undergone a trial at Fulham earlier this season and did enough to warrant being offered a contract
Elliott is available on a free transfer from MLS side Colombus Crew and Coleman has moved quickly to sort out a deal, with Sunderland also reported to be keen on his signature.
The midfielder came to Coleman's attention after impressing in a pre-season friendly against Fulham and he has continued to keep tabs on his progress.
Coleman is keen to bolster his squad and with Elliott available on a free he is an attractive proposition.