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Fulham should land Jannik Vestergaard deal

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Fulham got here away with a degree of their first Premier League sport of the season on account of a 2-2 draw in opposition to Champions League finalists Liverpool.

The Cottagers took the lead on two events solely to be pegged again by Jurgen Klopp’s facet, finally ending with each groups sharing the factors.

Utilizing this match for example, it’s simple to see why the west London membership have seemed to strengthen their defence by not solely signing Shane Duffy on a season-long mortgage deal, but additionally with a reported deal for Issa Diop now wanting possible.

Ought to Marco Silva really feel the necessity to add much more energy and depth to that space of his squad, one determine they had been mentioned to have made a suggestion for final week is Leicester Metropolis centre-back Jannik Vestergaard.

If Fulham are in a position to convey the Foxes determine to the membership, this might give Silva the prospect to kind what could possibly be a formidable defensive duo on the again between Vestergaard and Duffy.

Having solely performed in ten league video games final season, the 30-year-old nonetheless managed to point out off his defensive expertise by racking up extra clearances (41) than the vast majority of different gamers in Leicester’s squad.

Equally with Duffy, within the 18 league video games he play for Brighton final season, he made 91 clearances in complete, leaving solely two different Seagulls gamers with extra.

This exhibits how dominant the duo are within the air as they each undertake a basic no-nonsense method to the defensive facet of the sport. It additionally suggests {that a} partnership between them might trigger issues for any facet attempting to attain or defend a nook, for instance.

Hailed for his “excellent” performances up to now by Alan Shearer, Vestergaard was not included within the squad for Leicester’s latest league sport in opposition to Brentford.

Ought to Fulham signal Jannik Vestergaard?




Having fumbled a 2-0 result in finally draw 2-2 with the Bees, it appears as if the Midlands membership might have accomplished with having him within the group.

If the 6 foot 5 centre-back isn’t more likely to be a daily starter for Brendan Rodgers’ facet this season, Fulham ought to do all they’ll to convey him to Craven Cottage and associate him alongside Duffy on the again.

Ought to the membership find yourself signing the enormous defender, he and Duffy actually have the defensive credentials to provide the Cottagers a very good probability of avoiding getting relegated again to the Championship.

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