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Fulham locked in Ajax talks over Jol compo fee

Fulham remain locked in talks with Ajax over a compo deal for their coach Martin Jol.

On a day of conflicting reports, Jol appeared to have performed a U-turn after initially claiming in the Dutch media that he was ready to stay in Holland.

But it is understood that the 54-year-old is intent on succeeding Roy Hodgson at Craven Cottage only to have his path blocked by Ajax, who are keen to retain him.

Fulham's chief executive Alistair Mackintosh is in Amsterdam to discuss the move but has so far been unable to secure Jol's departure.

The former Tottenham manager has two years left on his contract and his exit would require Fulham to pay compensation.

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