The manager says that the Greece international midfielder brings beneficial experience to his squad, and he might have the chance to sign a new deal in the summerMartin Jol says Giorgos Karagounis will be offered a new deal at Fulham if they feel the moment is right, after praising the midfielder’s performances following the 1-0 win over Stoke.
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"Giorgos loves to play here. And if we feel the moment is right we will sit down with him and offer him a new contract," he told reporters.
"He's not the youngest. But every time we get other players in, you miss him.
"Last week I didn't play him because I was annoyed because he was playing for the Greece national team, he played 70 minutes and that is not what you want, so I played Emmanuel Frimpong."
Forward Bryan Ruiz expressed his anger following the match after he believed Stoke midfielder Steven N'Zonzi hit out at him following a challenge.
He protested: "I thought it was boxing. It was a punch, I felt it and that is what Damien Duff said it was.
"I said to the referee he has a very heavy hand if he just pushed me. I felt a punch, close to me ear."
The Costa Rica international also commented on his decision to wear his first name Bryan on the back of his shirt, explaining: "My name is Ruiz and Bryan is my first name. My name is from my father but he left the family when I was one year old.
"We didn't change the name, I kept it, but I like Bryan more and Ruiz does not mean a lot for me."