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A Cottagers Contemplation - The Sparce Partnership

With three forwards departing and only one arriving, are Fulham left depleted up front for a late promotional push?

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As yet another Transfer Window slams shut, bringing with it the end of the 'silly season' of speculations and the transfer merry-go-round.

For Fulham, a successful January Window was optimized by keeping their star player Tom Cairney at Craven Cottage, away from the allure of potential Premier League football.

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Fringe players, Woodrow and Humphrys both departed the club on loan for the remainder of the season, with Matt Smith signing for Queens Park Rangers on a permanent deal.

The club announced the loan signing Gohi Cyriac on Transfer Deadline Day, in deal that will keep him at the club for the remainder of the season.

Fans were left with a foul taste in their mouths, as the news broke that Chris Martin had penned a new contract at his parental club, Derby County.

With Martin proclaiming that family issues and the opportunity of working with former gaffer Steve McClaren being the swaying points in his decision.

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Unlike the Scotsman, Fulham's latest acquisition Cyriac is untested in the division, however his powerful and pacey style of play would compliment the style of play Jokanovic has implemented on the side.

The worry is that the only two strikers that are currently at the club are only there on loan.

There has been numerous suggestions that the appeal of loan deals, is that of a trial before financially committing to a player.

However you have to feel that if the club are to look towards the future and the possibility of a return to the Premier League, surely a permanent addition is needed to supply an attacking focal point to work around,