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A Cottagers Contemplation: Transfers, the kinds of players we’d like to see

Over the last few season we have seen the allure of the Premier League bring in some unlikely transfers from Europe's Elite. In a new series, we contemplate transfers.

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Stoke have seen Barcelona graduate Bojan join their ranks before they sensationally signed Swiss international Xherdan Shaqiri from German champions Bayern Munich.

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Elsewhere West Ham secured the services of France’s newest star in Dimitri Payet from Marseille of France.

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Further down the table, Highly sought after Venezuelan striker Solomon Rondon chose West Bromwich Albion over potential European interest.

But it is not only the Premier League that has leverage to bring some of the biggest stars of Europe.

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In the Championship, Brighton & Hove Albion signed Anthony Knockaert from Belgian giants Standard Liege.

Could a possible move to London for a club with ambitions and a charismatic at the helm tempt players to join our beloved club.

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Would Breel Embolo Suit English Football?

It has been well documented that Fulham may be in need of a striker before the start of the new season. It remains to be seen if Jokanovic can convince Moussa Dembele to extend his stay at the club.

Ross McCormack may be in search of pastures new within the promised land of the Premier League. If he were to depart the club, the sale would supply the finances to fund new signings.

Fulham will need to splash out big on their strike force to replace such prolific partnership.

Breel Embolo of FC Basel in Switzerland, could be the perfect fit for English football. But his signature will be hard to obtain.

At 19 years old, Embolo is already a full international for the Swiss National Team, making his debut in March 2015. He is currently representing them at Euro 2016.

Last season saw the 19 year old notch 10 goals in 27 games in the Swiss Super League. As Basel won their 19th domestic title.

The pacey forward is strong as he is quick which will suit English style of play perfectly.

A player of his calibre will be in hot demand but not impossible to sign, First team playing time may factor in his decision, That could work in Fulham’s favour.

The young Swiss is versatile in attack being able to be deployed on either Wing.

Will Fulham be fended off by transfer fee believed to be in the region of £15 million?

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Could Robert Almer’s Euro Heroics Earn Him A Transfer?

Before the European Championship of 2016 kicked off in France I was not familiar to the name Robert Almer, But he soon gave myself a reason to remember his name.

The Austrian Goalkeeper, was on top form as he kept Cristiano Ronaldo and his Portuguese compatriots quiet over 90 minutes, As the countries met in the group stages this month.

Almer, 32 currently plies his trade in his homeland, With Austrian Bundesliga side Austria Vienna. He currently has one year left on his contract and is available for around a fee of £750,000 according to

Can Fulham compete in the current market and sign a marquee signing?

Or is there other players that you would like to see join the club?

‘A Cottagers Contemplation’ will possibly become a semi-regular feature so leave your thoughts in the comments below and feature in future articles.