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Former Fulham goalkeeper Mark Crossley has been left hugely impressed with the signing of from in the summer transfer window.

The club secured a deal worth £12m to bring the midfielder in from the Reds prior to the start of the Championship season.

Wilson has signed a contract until 2026 and was with the Reds since 2015, spending a total of six years at the club.

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He made a total of two appearances for at senior level, in the FA in 2016/17 and in the 2020/21 EFL Cup.

The 24-year-old went on a variety of loan spells, playing for Crewe Alexandra, Hull City, Derby County, and on a variety of short-term deals.

He now has the chance to set down roots at Craven Cottage, though, and Crossley is delighted that he has made the move, having watched him regularly for Wales in the summer.

Wilson has won 29 caps for his country, scoring five goals.

Crossley told This Is Futbol: “He’s been playing a lot for Wales as well. I really, really like him and it’s his pedigree as well, he’s been at for so many years, he’s done his little loan spells. What a signing.

“The kid’s a talent, he’s a talented player. I covered a lot of Wales games in the summer and he came off the bench quite a lot, but when he does, he excites you, he gets on the ball, he runs at people, he creates goals, he’s got a wonderful delivery from set-plays. Worth every penny.”

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