Fulham boss Slavisa Jokanovic is hopeful that Aleksandar Mitrovic’s injury isn’t as serious as first feared after the striker limped off against Manchester United on Saturday.
Fulham boss Silva is hopeful that striker Mitrovic’s injury is not serious. The Serbian international was forced off in the first half of Fulham’s 2-1 defeat to Southampton on Saturday with what appeared to be a hamstring problem.
Speaking after the game, Silva said: “We will see tomorrow (Sunday) but I hope it is not serious. He felt something in his hamstring so we will see.”
Mitrovic has been in fine form for Fulham this season, scoring 15 goals in 28 appearances in all competitions. His absence would be a big blow for the Cottagers as they look to avoid relegation from the Premier League.
Manager’s Thoughts on Injury
Fulham boss Silva is hopeful that Mitrovic’s injury is not serious. The Serbian striker was forced off in the first half of Saturday’s 2-0 defeat to Crystal Palace with what appeared to be a hamstring problem.
Speaking after the game, Silva said: “I hope it’s not serious because he’s an important player for us. He was feeling something in his hamstring and we couldn’t take any risks.”
Mitrovic has been in excellent form for Fulham this season, scoring eight goals in 12 Premier League appearances. His absence would be a huge blow for the Cottagers, who are currently bottom of the table and in danger of relegation.
It’s been a tough few weeks for Fulham, with injuries to key players Mitrovic and Bryan forcing the team to play below full strength. However, despite the setbacks, manager Silva remains hopeful that his side can turn things around and get back to winning ways.
In an interview with the club’s official website, Silva said: “It’s not easy when you lose important players like Aleksandar Mitrovic and Tim Ream, but we have to continue working hard and believe in our qualities. We have a good group of players here and I’m sure we can get through this difficult period.”
The injury to Mitrovic is a particular blow, as the Serbian striker has been in red-hot form for Fulham this season, scoring 10 goals in 16 appearances. However, Silva is remaining positive and is hopeful that Mitrovic will be back in action soon.
“We are waiting for news from the medical team but hopefully it’s not something serious,” he said. “He’s a very important player for us and we need him fit and available as soon as possible.”
Fulham’s next game is against struggling Huddersfield on Saturday, and Silva will be hoping that
Report About Mitrovic’s Status
Fulham boss Marco Silva is hopeful that Aleksandar Mitrovic’s recent injury is not serious.
Mitrovic was forced to come off during Fulham’s 2-1 win over West Ham on Saturday after sustaining an injury to his ankle.
Silva said: “Let’s see how he reacts in the next few days but, hopefully, it’s not something serious.”
If Mitrovic is sidelined for any extended period of time, it would be a big blow for Fulham as they look to avoid relegation from the Premier League.