Fulham have completed the signing on a short term deal of free agent Mickael Tavares who played under Cottagers boss Martin Jol at Hamburg. The 29-year-old defensive midfielder spent the 2010/11 on loan at Middlesbrough, joins Fulham following his summer release by the Bundesliga club.
"I'm happy that I'm now officially a Fulham player and I'm looking forward to playing under Martin Jol once more," the Senegal international told the club's official website.
"The players and staff have made me feel welcome and I can't wait to get started with my new teammates."
Speaking about his new acquisition, Jol said: "Mickael is a typical holding midfielder and I'm delighted that we've been able to strengthen this area.
"He played for me when I was at Hamburg so I'm familiar with his qualities and he will prove to be a very good addition."