Crystal Palace and West Ham are thought to be interested in signing Fulham right back Ryan Fredericks, according to The Evening Standard. 

The attacking full back has impressed during this campaign with Fulham, and his performances have not gone unnoticed by teams in the top flight.

Roy Hodgson has delved in to the clubs academy set up this season and Aaron Wan-Bissaka has had a fantastic breakthrough season, making the right back position his own.

The academy graduate would provide stern competition for the Fulham man if he was to join the Eagles.

Joel Ward is expected to leave the club when his contract expires in the summer, and Fredericks has been identified as the ideal replacement.

West Ham’s Pablo Zabaleta has been the Hammers first choice under David Moyes this term.

However, with David Moyes departing, it marks the start of a new chapter at the London Stadium.

Fredericks provides a more attacking option than Zabaleta, and would be an astute addition for the Claret and Blues.

The 25 year old has played 105 times for the Londoners since his move from Bristol City in 2015.

He joined the club on a three year deal for an undisclosed fee, and has been Fulham’s first choice right back since his arrival at Craven Cottage.

He came through the ranks of Tottenham Hotspur, but he failed to make a first team appearance for Spurs.

However, if Fulham fail to win promotion, he could be given another crack at the Premier League with either Palace or West Ham.


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