Related

Article

Meulensteen confident on Sidwell contract

21 January 2014 14:47

Fulham head coach Rene Meulensteen is confident that Steve Sidwell will sign a new contract as he has a desire to remain at Craven Cottage.

The 31-year-old midfielder's deal is due to expire at the end of the season, leaving him free to discuss a move elsewhere.

But Meulensteen is confident that the former Chelsea, Reading and Aston Villa midfielder will agree terms to extend his stay at the London club.

"I know that they're still in talks," he said. "It's clear that Steve would love to stay here.

"He's doing very well here so I hope we come to a suitable solution."

Sidwell has spent the past three years at Fulham, having originally agreed a six-month deal in January 2011.

The combative midfielder has been one of the standout performers for the Premier League strugglers this season, scoring five goals in 22 top-flight appearances.

Sponsored links

Monday 21 April

Sunday 20 April

23:44
23:43
23:19
22:53
22:35
21:55
21:36
21:24
21:01
20:58
20:50
20:46
20:12
19:56
19:56
19:46
19:04
19:02
18:57
18:34
18:21
18:12
18:05
17:57
17:56
17:35
17:17
17:03
16:26
16:25
16:22
16:11
15:48
15:46
15:27
15:02
14:56
14:37
13:33
13:21
12:51
12:43
12:24
11:56
11:42
10:23
10:04
09:47
09:43
09:30
09:20
07:45
06:11
06:08
06:02
05:35
05:06
05:04
04:18
03:58
03:49
03:43
03:17
03:12
02:24
02:15

Saturday 19 April

23:51
23:33
23:04
23:03
22:50
22:48
22:38
22:24
22:19
22:11
21:53
21:43
21:29
21:15
21:12
20:33
20:27
20:22
20:15
20:10
20:02
19:55
19:46
19:37
19:28
19:27
19:16
19:14
18:55
18:53
18:41
18:06
18:02
17:56
17:55
17:49
17:29
17:28
17:17
17:10
16:56
16:55
16:29
16:17
15:46
15:36
15:12
14:21
13:56
13:10
12:55
12:08
11:58
11:27
10:53
10:53
10:35
09:59
09:35
08:56
06:39
06:19
06:16
05:39
04:37
04:35
02:59
02:17
01:44
01:42

Premier League table

# Team MP D P
16 33 -11 33
17 35 -28 32
18 35 -34 30
19 35 -42 30
20 34 -24 29

Facebook