Both Tom Cairney and Willian have scored twice enabling Fulham to defeat Leicester City at home on Monday. It put an end to the three-game unbeaten rule of the visitor in the Premier League. Thus, they have been left in relegation danger. Leicester had gained 5 points for the previous three matches and are in the 16th position on the leaderboard and on 30 points. In accordance, they are tied with Nottingham Forest placed in the 18th position and a point above Everton in the 19th position.
Even though most of January's transfers are over, news and developments regarding player exchanges are still ripe across the world of international football.
Fulham seems to be eyeing some of the new faces in the transfer window of January. Rick Karsdorp has grabbed some interest from the London side. He has fallen out of favor with AS Roma and might not play under Jose Mourinho this season.
So, Fulham is steadily approaching this season and has stayed unscratched from the relegation battle. Recently they grabbed a victory against Liverpool that made them one of the top six teams. Thus, they will fancy their chances as they progress in the campaign.
Erik ten Hag has already shown how he can mould a physically imposing striker into a clinical marksman during his time with Ajax and FC Utrecht. The 52-year-old turned Sebastian Haller, who was diagnosed with a testicular tumour in the summer, into one of the most formidable strikers on the continent during their two-and-a-half years together in Amsterdam. In July 2019, West Ham United splashed out a club-record £45 million to sign Haller from Bundesliga side Eintracht Frankfurt.
Nottingham Forest will be bidding to avoid a fourth straight defeat in the Premier League when they continue their 2022-23 campaign at home to fellow promoted outfit Fulham on Friday night. The Reds, who are 19th in the table, will enter this contest off the back of a 3-2 home defeat to Bournemouth, while 10th-placed Fulham suffered a 2-1 loss to Tottenham Hotspur in their last match.
Stoke City boss Michael O’Neill has confirmed Dutch defender Terence Kongolo is training with the club, though a deal is ‘a long way from coming to fruition’. Stoke City have already made some fresh additions to their defensive ranks ahead of the new campaign.
Arsenal goalkeeper Bernd Leno is closing in on a move to newly promoted team Fulham after the German international reached an agreement with the club over his salary as reported in the media. German news outlet Bild confirmed those reports of a move to Fulham for Leno as it was revealed that the former Bayer Leverkusen shot stopper is on the verge of signing for the Cottagers.
Crystal Palace midfielder Luka Milovojevic is a transfer target for newly promoted Premier League side Fulham as per the latest reports in the UK (United Kingdom) media. Fulham secured an instant return to the Premier League after winning the English Championship. The Cottagers spent just one season in the Championship on the back of their relegation from the Premier League in 2021. Fulham saw off the threat of teams such as Bournemouth, Huddersfield Town and Nottingham Forest to seal the first automatic spot for Premier League promotion.
Fulham have wrapped up the English Championship title after thumping Luton Town 7-0 at home when the two teams met earlier this week. Serbian international AleksandarMitrovic scored twice in the second half to lead Fulham to the emphatic victory at the expense of a Luton Town team who have punched above their weight in the Championship this season by closing in on a playoff spot ahead of the final day of the regular season in the division.
Fulham have already sealed their return to the Premier League at the first time of asking thanks to the managerial input of Portuguese tactician Marco Silva and they have the English Championship title in their sights ahead of their final four games.