HITC Sport has learned that the former Leeds star has agreed a new long-term contract.

Fulham have agreed to a new long-term contract with striker Ross McCormack, HITC Sport understands.

The 28-year-old only joined the Cottagers last summer when they paid Leeds United £11million for his signature.

The expected promotion challenge never transpired and indeed McCormack’s 17 goals played a huge part in Fulham staying in the Championship.

McCormack has also attracted interest from a number of clubs this summer with Norwich, Bournemouth, Derby and Middlesbrough all casting admiring glances towards him.

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But Fulham have moved quickly to tie down the prized asset to a new long-term deal and HITC Sport understands that McCormack will put pen-to-paper before the weekend.

The Scotland international has decided to pen his new deal after talks with boss Kit Symons, who is looking for McCormack to.lead their promotion charge. Fulham drew their opening game of the season 1-1 with Cardiff City.

McCormack also his eyes firmly set on a recall to the Scottish national squad.

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