Reports suggest that the Craven Cottage club have made arrangements to compensate Ajax and Jol has agreed to terms of around £2 million a year with chairman Mohamed Al Fayed.
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Another big name linked with the Europa League finalists is want-away Barcelona flop Zlatan Ibrahimovic, who shares the same agent as Jol.
Midfielder Simon Davies, who played under Jol at Tottenham before being offloaded to Everton, has given his prospective boss his seal of approval.
Following a 1-1 friendly draw with Bournemouth on Saturday, Davies said: "Martin’s a very, very good coach. I was impressed with him. He is one of the best coaches I have worked with.”
Jol was in charge at Spurs for three successful uneasy and they soon replaced with him Spaniard Juande Ramos.
Fulham travel to Sweden today for a pre-season training camp that will see them play two friendly fixtures against seasons, before a lacklustre start to the 2007/08 campaign left the White Hart Lane hierarchy Halmstad and Malmo and the senior players have made no attempt to hide the fact that they are desperate for a new manager to be installed as soon as possible.
Captain Aaron Hughes said: "I think it's an anxious period for everyone because you're waiting for a new manager to see what happens.