Gabor Kiraly: Fulham sign ex-Crystal Palace goalkeeper

Gabor Kiraly
Kiraly, who played over 100 games for Crystal Palace, has spent the past five years with 1860 Munich

Championship side Fulham have completed the signing of 1860 Munich goalkeeper Gabor Kiraly for an undisclosed fee.

The 38-year-old Hungarian international made 111 appearances for Crystal Palace between 2004 and 2007 and subsequently spent two years at Burnley.

He joined 1860 Munich in summer 2009 and went on to feature 168 times for the German Bundesliga 2 side.

Kiraly, who has also played for Hertha Berlin, has signed a one-year deal at Craven Cottage.

"Gabor is a goalkeeper with vast experience of playing at the top level in England and Germany," Fulham manager Felix Magath told the club website.external-link

"He will be an important addition to our squad for this current season and he will also be able to assist our two young goalkeepers with their continued development and progression."

Kiraly, who has won 90 international caps, has made over 750 appearances during the course of his 21-year professional career.

Gabor Kiraly
Kiraly, pictured during his spell with Crystal Palace, is famed for favouring tracksuit bottoms over shorts

He will compete with 21-year-old Finnish stopper Jesse Joronen and 22-year-old Marcus Bettinelli for the number-one jersey at Fulham.

The Whites are bottom of the Championship, having lost all four of their league games this season.

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