Fulham are expected to complete their transfer for Juventus defender Zdenek Grygera later today.
According to the Gazzetta dello Sport, the 31-year-old Czech international has practically agreed terms with the Cottagers and he'll undergo a medical in London.
“Hopefully it will come out well. I take Fulham as a big call and will experience another top league,” Grygera told CTK.
“The Premier League is probably the most followed competition at the moment and I am tempted by the prospect of being a part of it.
“This spell can teach me a lot as a footballer as well as a human being. I will come to know a different mentality and learn another language. The same goes for all my family.”
Former Ajax defender Grygera is on the market after it became clear he was not part of Coach Antonio Conte's plans for this season.
“It is not easy for me to be leaving Juventus. Juventus is Juventus and, moreover, I have come to love Italy.
“But the situation there has developed in recent weeks that I would hardly make it into the nomination of 18 or 20 players.
“I have decided to leave and Fulham are an excellent option.”