Fulham will “by no means surrender” in their fight in opposition to relegation from the top-rated League this season, says new supervisor Claudio Ranieri.
The Cottagers sacked Slavisa Jokanovic on Wednesday and straight away appointed Italian Ranieri, who guided Leicester to the name in 2016.
Claudio Ranieri: Fulham will never give up, says new supervisor
Fulham are bottom of the desk having taken simply five points from 12 video games.
“i’m hoping this season to be secure and then to follow the way of the chairman, to grow upwards,” said Ranieri.
Jokanovic, who was appointed in December 2015, led Fulham to promotion via the play-offs final season.
however the Londoners have lost their past six league video games and have conceded a league-high 31 dreams thus far this season.
What I finished is the past, I constantly look forward and i need greater
Ranieri’s first sport in price will see Fulham host fellow strugglers Southampton at Craven Cottage on Saturday, 24 November, followed by video games in opposition to his former golf equipment Chelsea and Leicester.
The 67-12 months-antique Italian informed Fulham’s internet site: “I assume Jokanovic became a high-quality participant however additionally as a manager he made a very good start to this career. This season I can not believe what came about. it is a very good quality group.
“As an Italian manager, for us the protective manner is the excellent for the team. it’s far vital to have a strong imaginative and prescient of the defence. no longer just the total-backs or goalkeeper, all of the group.
“For me, the group spirit is important but I understand there is a good organization. The combating spirit is very crucial. We play Southampton and they’re a terrific crew with spirit. it is crucial to be prepared.
“i am hoping our fanatics push us and we want their energy. We want their support always. we are able to by no means give up.”