Soccer: Norway international Riise set to sign for Fulham
The 26-year-old Riise — whose older brother John Arne spent seven seasons with Liverpool and now plays for AS Roma in Serie A — traveled to London for contract talks and a medical, Fulham said on its Web site.
“This process is not due to be completed until late on Tuesday evening,” the Premier League club said in a statement.
Norwegian media reported that the transfer fee would be around 16 million kroner ($2.5 million; euro1.8 million).
Riise is currently in his fifth season with Lillestrom and has played 16 times for Norway.