Philippe Senderos’ injury has increased the problems of the Fulham boss Rene Meulensteen ahead of the important match against Norwich City which is going to be played on the Boxing Day.
The captain of the side Brede Hangeland is already injured. So, Meulensteen just have a couple of centre backs (Fernando Amorebieta and Aaron Hughes) available for selection now for the Norwich City game.
Amorebieta has also just recovered from his hamstring problem. So, starting with him might not be the smartest thing to do for Meulensteen. He really finds himself in a very tricky situation at the moment.
As far as Fulham’s performance in the ongoing season is concerned, it has been very poor. As all the other teams, they have also played 20 Premier League matches so far out of which they have managed to win just 6. They have been defeated 13 times, while, one of their games was a draw. They are currently placed in the last quarter of the points table i.e. at no. 16.
Talking to the reporters yesterday about Senderos’ fitness, Meulensteen said, “Philippe is certainly not going to feature in the next couple of games. Let’s see if he gets fit for the match against West Ham United.”
“There are not too many options left now, but, I have got full faith in the back up players. They are talented enough and are capable of doing the job.”
Fulham has suffered big defeats in their last couple of league games against Everton and Manchester City respectively. They conceded as many as 8 goals in those two games and that was way too many. They would certainly like to put up a good show against Norwich City tomorrow and move up a few positions in the table.