Former Fulham star Ryan Fredericks is shocked to see the Cottagers struggling but has backed Slavisa Jokanovic to turn it around. Full-back Fredericks helped the Cottagers to promotion from the Championship last season before opting to move across London to West Ham in the summer.
That currently looks a wise decision after Fulham slumped to the bottom of the table following Monday’s 1-0 defeat at Huddersfield.
Fulham boss Jokanovic is under mounting pressure but Fredericks has backed his old boss to turn things around. “When he came in we were siting near the bottom of the Championship, he came in and transformed the club, so I think 100 per cent he deserves to stay and hopefully he will turn things round,” Fredericks said.
“I’m surprised, but they’ve got what it takes to get out of trouble and I really hope they do. They’ve got enough quality in the team, it’s probably just a big learning curve for them.
“It’s different from the Championship, where we were having probably 70 or 80 per cent possession in games. Now you have to defend for your life. But I’m sure they’re good enough to get out of it.”