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Jokanovic Press Conference: Believe In Our Style

Fulham Head Coach Slavisa Jokanovic, expresses his delight in his sides five star performance against an inform Reading.

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Fulham's Head Coach, Slavisa Jokanovic opened his account at the press conference after the five goal romp of Reading, with the following statement; "I can be very happy with this victory. We can be very happy with the performance of the team."

The Serbian continued; "I am very satisfied, because we offer a great afternoon for our supporters."

The Royals came into the match on the back of a impressive five game winning streak.

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Reading’s attacking style of play would ultimately prove to be the undoing of a well routined Royals team and work to the advantage of Fulham’s style of play.

Jokanovic goes on to acknowledge that saying, "We try [to] press them very high."

"This is one of the teams with more possession in [the] Championship."

The Fulham Head Coach expresses his delight in his team and the recent success of the system at the club.

"We can be strong if we believe in ourselves and believe in our style." Slavisa quoted.

When questioned on Chris Martin's contributions to the team as of late, Jokanovic is quick in defending the clubs top scorer; "He's starting to get better, we need to connect with him.”

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The Serbian continued by suggesting that people have been questioning whether the scotsman has performed up standard expected of him in recent fixtures.

"We did not connect enough times with him [Martin], He was or target, our platform player"

Jokanovic goes to explain the importance of the presence of Martin in the team.

"He offers very good work, press the full back very well. its credit for him, his numbers in the past show that he can a very important player for us."

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"I am happy with Chris Martin, The club knows my opinion and it is not in my hands"

When questioned on the similarities between his last managerial bout in England, during his tenure at Watford, which saw The Hornets promoted, in comparison to this season at Fulham, Jokanovic replied with; "I don't want to compare the teams but it is generally Watford were more of a clinical team."

The press then continued with enquiring how after scoring five goals at home, was not portrayed as 'clinical' to the standards of the Serb. "Generally we play very good football, we can score more goals, we missed many chances.", However later clarifying that his previous statement was made in the context over the season in its entirety.

The interview was concluded by a final thought from the Head Coach, indicating that progress is being made in the attempt of moulding the team into the perfect model envisioned by Slavisa Jokanovic, "We try to find our identity, our style, this is more or less our style."

Fulham’s next fixture sees The Cottagers on the road at the Molineux Stadium, against a Wolves side that currently sit 20th in the Championship.