Saturday Previews: Fulham-Palace, Genoa-Inter and Atletico-Betis across Europe

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Read on for match previews from Europe’s top leagues taking place across Saturday, as Fulham host fellow London rivals Crystal Palace in the Premier League, while Antonio Conte’s Inter Milan and Diego Simeone’s Atletico Madrid side return to domestic action with tricky tests of their own after contrasting Champions League results on MD1 in midweek. Continue reading

Aleksandar Mitrovic at Fulham: Will it be third time lucky?

Fulham are close to signing Aleksandar Mitrovic on a permanent deal. Can the Serb replicate last season's Championship heroics in the Premier League?

Aleksandar Mitrovic played an integral role in Fulham‘s Premier League promotion last season. He scored 12 goals and created 15 chances in 15 Championship appearances. His performances were made more impressive by the fact he had only joined on a deadline day loan deal from Newcastle.

Considering he scored more goals in fewer games for the Cottagers than during two previous seasons on Tyneside, it makes sense they want him on a permanent basis. In today’s inflated market, the estimated £20million price tag isn’t expensive for a powerful forward who quickly asserted himself as Fulham’s focal point in attack. With just over two weeks before the transfer window closes, the deal is expected to happen. It begs the question: Will it be third time lucky for the Serbian international?  Continue reading