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Keller heroics help Fulham save spot in Premier League.

Keller heroics help Fulham save spot in Premier League.

Fulham, Reading Premier League futures to be determined by Sunday matches.

Fulham staves off relegation, at least for a weekend with shocking comeback.

With Onyewu, Standard takes Jupiler title; Heerenveen, Bradley make Dutch playoffs.

Relegation nears after Fulham is done in by Liverpool reserves.

Bradley has assist, but Heerenveen blows lead and loses to Sparta Rotterdam.

Behind U.S. quartet, Fulham makes last gasp to avoid relegation.

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Bologna displays interest in Adu, as does Genoa.

By Chris Courtney (in Naples, Italy)
and Robert Wagman (in Washington, D.C.)
SoccerTimes

(Saturday, June 28, 2008) -- Bologna of Italy's Serie A has targeted United States attacker Freddy Adu for acquisition, according to the usually reliable La Gazzetta Dello Sport.

Adu, 19, spent last season with Benfica in Portugal.

Previously, it was reported Bologna has been looking at another attacking midfielder-striker, Edison (El Matador) Cavani, a rising Uruguay national, who currently plays in Italy for Palermo.

Adu, would cost Bologna less to acquire than Cavani, who has seven goals in over 40 appearances for Palermo.

Portuguese press had Genoa also looking into acquiring Adu.

Meanwhile, U.S. defender Carlos Bocanegra joined Rennes of France on a free transfer after spending four-and-one-half years with Fulham of the English Premier League.

Bocanegra, 29, penned a three-year deal to play under manager Guy Lacombe's men, according to Le'Equipe.

Bocanegra, the U.S. captain, made 116 starts for Fulham, but was not offered a new contract by manager Roy Hodgson despite playing a part in the club's escape from relegation.

With Bocanegra in the fold, Djimi Traore, who was on loan at Rennes last season, will return to Portsmouth of the EPL.


Robert Wagman is SoccerTimes senior correspondent.

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