Fulham clinch Andreasen signing
LONDON, Jan 22 (Reuters) - Fulham have signed Danish international midfielder Leon Andreasen from Werder Bremen and also agreed a fee with Rangers for striker Daniel Cousin, the struggling Premier League club said on Tuesday.
Andreasen, 24, joined on a three-and-a-half year contract and is the latest signing for coach Roy Hodgson, who last month took over from Lawrie Sanchez and faces a fight to save the club, currently second-last, from relegation.
Andreason joined Bremen from Aarhus in 2005 but spent most of last season on loan to Mainz.
'I enjoyed my time at Werder Bremen and am now excited by a new challenge that awaits me,' he told the club's Web site www.fulhamfc.com
Hodgson, something of an expert in Scandinavian soccer, said: 'He has all the attributes to succeed at the highest level and has the desire and application to perform well in every game.
'I'm sure that he will play an important part for us in the coming months and I am pleased that we have been able to add him to our squad which we will continue to look to strengthen before this transfer window ends.'
The next move in that direction is likely to be the acquisition of Gabon international Cousin, who will move south from Glasgow subject to a medical and the agreement of personal terms.
Cousin joined Rangers from Lens last year and has scored nine goals in his first season.