Fulham are embarking on their newest return to the Premier League this season following a goal-laden marketing campaign within the Championship.
Marco Silva’s facet cruised to the second division title with 43 league targets from Aleksandar Mitrovic, however the problem shall be replicating a few of that kind within the prime flight.
The Cottagers final competed within the Premier League in 2020/21, being relegated in limp vogue.
Here is 90min‘s preview of the Fulham season.
The Fulham squad has been bolstered by the arrival of Bernd Leno from Arsenal as their new goalkeeper.
Andreas Pereira has additionally joined from Manchester United, with the membership sourcing Manor Solomon on mortgage so as to add to their attacking ranks.
Numbers topic to alter earlier than finish of switch window
1) Marek Rodak
2) Kenny Tete
5) Terence Kongolo
6) Harrison Reed
7) Neeskens Kebano
8) Harry Wilson
9) Aleksandar Mitrovic
10) Tom Cairney (C)
11) Anthony Knockaert
12) Nathaniel Chalobah
13) Tim Ream (VC)
14) Bobby Decordova-Reid
16) Tosin Adarabioyo
17) Ivan Cavaleiro
18) Andreas Pereira
19) Rodrigo Muniz
21) Paulo Gazzaniga
23) Joe Bryan
25) Josh Onomah
26) Joao Palhinha
33) Antonee Robinson
35) Tyrese Francois
TBA) Bernd Leno
TBA) Kevin Mbabu
If there was ever a time for Aleksandar Mitrovic to really take to the Premier League, it is now. The Serbian scored an outrageous 43 Championship targets final season however his report for the highest flight in a single marketing campaign is 11.
This Cottagers facet additionally must be stricter on the again than they’ve been lately, however they’re going to want the targets of their talismanic striker if they’re to keep away from the drop.
One to observe
The mortgage signing of Manor Solomon might show an astute piece of enterprise from Fulham. A scorer within the UEFA Champions League – in opposition to Actual Madrid, no much less – the 23-year-old has additionally netted six targets for Israel since his worldwide debut in 2018.
Silva’s facet will want common contributors other than Mitrovic to face an opportunity and Solomon’s aptitude and enigmatic type will catch the attention of supporters.
Fulham have loads of doubters to show flawed this yr. Supervisor Silva is but to really persuade as a Premier League supervisor, whereas loads of their gamers are but to take pleasure in constant kind within the prime flight.
The summer time switch window appears extra promising than earlier years, however the consensus stays that the London facet will not have sufficient to keep away from relegation again right down to the Championship.
Fulham Premier League prediction – nineteenth