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New Fulham owner Khan lauds Al Fayed

Khan lauds Al Fayed

Shahid Khan has paid tribute to Mohamed Al Fayed after he took over from the 84-year-old as Fulham's new owner.

Fulham unveiled their new owner on Saturday, after confirming a deal, reported to be between £150 million and £200 million ($226-$300 million), had been agreed on Friday night.

Former Harrods owner Al Fayed's finances have helped to propel Fulham from a third-tier side to an established Premier League club since he took over in 1997.

And Khan, billionaire owner of the NFL's Jacksonville Jaguars, has hailed the work done by Al Fayed in west London.

Khan said at Craven Cottage: "I think it (what Al Fayed has done) is incredible. The man rescued Fulham and had a great vision which he's shared with me. I think it's very, very

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