German magazine kicker have reported that Cologne's right back Sascha Riether will shortly be joining Fulham on a years loan with an option to buy at the end of the loan spell.
Riether made 17 appearances last year in his 1 season for Cologne. Prior to that he had 4 seasons at Wolfsburg and also made 2 appearances for the German national team. The 5'9" defender has also played in midfield at both rightwing and as a defensive midfielder. He is expected to complete his move shortly and had also interested Aston Villa and Everton.