David deal falls through

  • By: Gerrit van Leeuwen
  • Last Updated: September 1 2012, 12:57 BST

Fulham missed out on the signing of Chris David on deadline day after failing to reach an agreement for the FC Twente forward.

Fulham didn't recruit Chris David

The Cottagers were thought to have completed the signing of David on Friday night as he travelled to West London to undergo a medical and reports from Twente indicated that he had joined Fulham.

However, there was no official confirmation from the Premier League club forthcoming - and communications director Sarah Brookes has now said an agreement was not reached.

David, 19, is rated as one of the most exciting prospects in Dutch football and has played international football at youth level, while Ajax were also thought to be keen on signing him.

Fulham did manage to bring in Dimitar Berbatov, Kieran Richardson and Ashkan Dejagah on Friday, but saw Clint Dempsey leave for Tottenham.