Scott Parker: ‘We must keep working hard as there is no magic formula’

Scott Parker: 'We must keep working hard as there is no magic formula'

The Cottagers are bottom of the Premier League with one point from their opening 5 games.

Scott Parker firmly insists there is no “magic formula” for rock-bottom Fulham as they seek to develop on their first point of the Premier League season when they handle Crystal Palace on Saturday.

The promoted Cottagers secured their first point in a 1-1 draw at Sheffield United last time out, having actually suffered beats in their opening 4 matches.

Regardless of Fulham’s frustrating start, which has brought back memories of their last Premier League campaign in 2018-19 when they were relegated in April, Parker is identified not to let the experience impact his players.

“There is no magic formula,” the Fulham boss stated, including: “There’s no magic formula to suddenly (stop) mistakes that are happening or what did happen.

” If that might immediately alter then life would be quite simple however that’s not the case. What is typically the case is it’s a process, it’s adhere to what you understand is right and work hard and keep enhancing.

” Of course you all hope that it occurs quicker which’s down to me naturally it is however eventually I do not wish to press that onto the players– I’ll never ever press that onto the players.

” I understand where we are, I understand totally where we are. I understand early on there was sound around us and there will be sound around us since that’s what includes the last time we remained in this division and what we invested and what goals we allow.

“I get that there’s a little bit of a noise and I get that that’s going to influence how people see us this year.”

A variety of players from Fulham’s last Premier League venture, consisting of Stefan Johansen, Kevin McDonald and Jean-Michael Seri, have actually been neglected of Parker’s 25-man squad.

From a group of 31, the 40-year-old needed to trim his squad to fit the league rules, however thinks he has made the right decision as Fulham quote to extend their remain in the leading flight.

On the final squad, Parker stated: “Yeah very hard, it’s a harddecision Certainly we were entrusted to a great deal of numbers and I have actually needed to make a decision on what I think is best and how we need to set about it.

” So a hard decision since I understand there are players neglected who can assist us as well actually. These things are in

“So of course it’s not been easy but it is what it is and those are the decisions you have to make and we’ve made them now and we now go with the 25 that I’ve selected.”

and I was left with a number of players to make a call on.(*)


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