21 Aug USMNT’s Antonee Robinson joins Premier League new boys Fulham
USMNT defender Antonee Robinson has accomplished his transfer from Wigan Athletic to Premier League facet Fulham.
Robinson, 23, has signed for the newly promoted facet for a price price within the area of £1.9m, sources have instructed Football4cast.
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The young left-back was attracting interest from other top-flight sides Sheffield United, West Bromwich Albion and Newcastle but has opted for a switch to Scott Parker’s Fulham, who secured promotion back to the Premier League thanks to the Championship playoffs.
“I am made up to be a Fulham player,” Robinson said. “I was really excited to get down here and get everything signed. When the lads get back in here, I can’t wait to get going.
“I heard a few days ago that Scott Parker was interested in me and wanted to speak to me personally. We had a zoom call and he was really keen to get the deal done and for me to be a Fulham player.
“Fulham play a really nice style of football and I can see myself fitting in perfectly. As soon as I heard of the ambitions of the Club it was an easy decision for me.”
— Fulham Football Membership (@FulhamFC) August 20, 2020
Robinson, nicknamed “Jedi,” has gained seven caps for the USMNT and was near becoming a member of Serie A giants AC Milan in January, however this was referred to as off as a result of what he referred to as “an irregularity” along with his “coronary heart rhythm.”
The defender performed out the remainder of the season with Wigan, the membership he joined in 2019. Wigan have been relegated to League 1 on the finish of final season, however Robinson will now be a Premier League participant.
The transfer means he will likely be again in the identical division as Everton, the membership the place he began his profession of their academy.