remember the warnings of last summer?
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https://www.standard.co.uk/sport/footbal...03926.html

Slavisa Jokanovic has warned his Fulham squad will require significant additions before the transfer window closes on Thursday if they are to be competitive in the Premier League.
 
The Cottagers have spent over £80million this summer and added six high-profile additions including Jean-Michael Seri (a year after he seemed destined to join Barcelona), Andre Schurrle and Aleksandar Mitrovic, who made his loan move permanent in a £20m switch.
 
However Jokanovic hinted he could need as many five more recruits, with particular focus needed on a defence that struggled to deal with the aerial threat of Celta Vigo in a 2-2 friendly draw at Craven Cottage.

The Serb also warned that anchorman Kevin McDonald and No.9 Mitrovic will need support.
 “Our business is definitely not done,” Jokanovic warned. “I’m not the first who complains about transfer business... I’m not complaining. We need some additions. We need backups in some positions.
 
“I lost a complete defensive line from last season: Ryan Fredericks [free transfer to West Ham], Tomas Kalas [returned to Chelsea after loan], Denis Odoi is suspended, Matt Targett is not here.
 
"Only Tim Ream is in the squad. [Maxime] Le Marchand has come from Nice, he’s definitely part of the team but we need to try to strengthen in the next few days ahead of us.”
Few could argue against Jokanovic’s assessment following a draw where Fulham were as easy on the eye as ever going forward but cavalier in defence, with Celta spurning several chances on their way to a draw.
 
The £20m arrival of Alfie Mawson should ease Fulham’s difficulties under the high ball, but a knee operation that ruled him out of the World Cup will also sideline him for his new side’s first three games.
 
A left-back is next on the list, but progress in bringing Targett in on a permanent basis after his half-season loan from Southampton has been slow.
 
Should that transfer not go through with enough time for the 22-year-old to settle in at Craven Cottage, Jokanovic could be forced to once more bring Ryan Sessegnon back from his marauding role on the left wing to a spot in the back four.
Part of the White Wall...
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I hope Parker is screaming at Tony,  "WE URGENTLY NEED A FUCKING RIGHT BACK"!!
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It is what it is at Fulham at the moment. We'll make a few signings late on and Parker(like SJ) will have to try and learn what our best team and set up is through the first 5/6 games of the season. Far from ideal but hey ho..Most on here seem to be happy with Tony Khan again for some odd reason so we just have to crack on with things the way they are...
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