OFFICIAL: Fulham Sign Mexican Carlos Salcido From PSV Eindhoven On Three-Year Deal

The Mexican World Cup star will be playing for the Cottagers.
Fulham boss Mark Hughes has completed the signing of Mexican defender Carlos Salcido, from PSV Eindhoven for an undisclosed fee.

The defender, 30, has agreed a three-year deal at Craven Cottage and Hughes is delighted to have signed the Mexican international defender, who impressed at this year's World Cup in South Africa.

"Carlos is a versatile defender who can play in a number of positions, so he gives us a number of options defensively," Hughes told Fulham's official website.

And after adding Salcido and the Belgian international forward Moussa Dembele to his squad, Hughes is very pleased with his squad for the upcoming season.

"It is pleasing that we have been able to make additions of extremely high quality during this window, and that these players will help us progress in the right direction," continued Hughes.

"There are still a few days before the window ends, which may see some more activity, so I’m very satisfied with the way things are shaping up for the season ahead."

Salcido began his career in Mexico in 2001 with Guadalajara, who were runners-up in this years Copa Libertadores, the South American equivalent to the Champions League. Salcido made 105 appearances in five years for the Mexican club, before making the move to Eindhoven to join PSV in 2006, after impressing in the 2006 World Cup.

Four years and another World Cup later, and Salcido is pleased to have made the move to the Premier League and to last year's Europa League finalists.

"It has always been an ambition to play in England in the Premier League and it’s great that I have been able to make the move to Fulham today," said Salcido.

"The season has already started, so I know that I need to work hard with the Manager and the team to make sure that I settle quickly, and that I can help the team to do well."

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