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January Fulham target leaves his new club after just 11 games – he never scored a goal

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January Fulham target Josh King has been released by Everton after appearing just 11 times for the Toffees.

The Norway international was strongly linked with a move to Craven Cottage on deadline day, but he opted to move to Goodison Park instead, and it’s fair to say it was an ill-fated move.

Everton gave King a contract that lasted just six months, and while they could have offered him a new deal at the end of the season, they instead opted to release him.

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King probably wishes he’d have signed for Fulham instead of Everton. He would likely have gotten more opportunities with the Whites, and who knows, he perhaps would have been handed a more long-term contract with the London outfit.

Fulham will feel as though they’ve had a lucky escape with King, but the reality is that he remains a talented striker who could have fired in a few goals in a Fulham side that was struggling for a striker.

King’s next move remains to be seen. He clearly has people at Fulham who rate him, but given the fact he was so adamant about getting a move out of the Championship in January, it’s hard to see the Whites re-igniting their interest in him.

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