Konstantinos ‘Kostas’ Mitroglou.
The very mention of his name is enough to send Fulham fans into a dark corner of a room, rocking back and forth.
He was a deadline day signing in 2013, arriving on a Greek chariot to save Fulham from relegation, for the small cost of a club-record £12million.
Three appearances, no goals and one relegation later and the Greek striker was moved on, destined to go down as one of the worst deadline day signings in the history of the Premier League.
You’d think it would be enough to put the 29-year-old off moving on deadline day for the rest of his career.
But, after rebuilding his career in Portugal, it looks like Mitroglou is once again going to take a deadline day gamble.
The former Olympiacos striker is joining Ligue 1 side Marseille for €20million, according to O Jogo.
Mitroglou has scored 36 league goals in his last two seasons at Benfica, but is now surplus to requirements in Portugal.
At Marseille he’ll be looking to replace Bafetimbi Gomis, who scored 20 league goals last season.
Marseille have become something of a Premier League rehab in recent years, and this window alone they’ve signed Newcastle flop Florian Thauvin, Spurs reject Clinton N’Jie and Steve Mandanda, who never got a look in at Crystal Palace.
Kostas should feel right at home then.
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