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Fulham forward Moussa Dembele to shun interest and pen new long-term contract

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HITC Sport understands that the 19-year-old has agreed a new four-year deal at Craven Cottage.

Moussa Dembele has agreed a new long-term contract with Fulham, HITC Sport understands.

Sources close to the deal have confirmed to HITC Sport that French striking starlet Dembele has come to agreement on a new four-year deal at Craven Cottage.

A host of Premier League clubs had been keeping close tabs on the teenager, who joined Fulham from Paris Saint Germain three years ago as a 16-year-old.

Arsenal, West Ham United, Everton and Liverpool were among the teams looking to try and land Dembele, but Fulham have managed to persuade him to sign.

A source told HITC Sport: "The deal is done, and should be signed shortly and everyone at Fulham is delighted."

The news is a huge boost to Fulham, having lost their prized asset Patrick Roberts to Manchester City earlier in the summer.

Dembele is now firmly entrenched in the first-team at Fulham and has already bagged three goals this season.

The Cottagers will be hoping that their reward for convincing a key man to stay put will be a return to Premier League competition in the near future.

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