Brad Friedel has dismissed reports that a possible move for him from Aston Villa to Fulham was one of the reasons behind Martin O'Neill quitting the midlands club. The American stopper became the first Villa player to comment publicly on O'Neill's shock resignation 24 hours ago.
There was speculation that Friedel was being allowed to join the Cottagers in addition to James Milner going to Manchester City.
But Friedel told Sky Sports News: "That story was made up. I've never had contact from Fulham or with Fulham.
"I never had a conversation with Martin O'Neill about Fulham. I really don't know where that came from."
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