Fulham manager Claudio Ranieri has hailed Aleksandar Mitrovic as one of Europe’s best strikers after helping the Cottagers register a 3-2 win over Southampton over the weekend. Ranieri recently took over the reins from Slavisa Jokanovic after Fulham went without a point for six-straight league matches but he has since sorted them with a much-needed triumph.
Speaking after Fulham’s second league win of the season, Ranieri was pleased with the performance brought forward by the team and he reserved special praise for Mitrovic, who scored a goal in either half including the match-winner following the hour mark of the Saturday afternoon encounter. Ranieri said: “For me, Mitrovic is one of the best strikers in Europe. When I say in Europe, I say all the world. He’s only 24 years old, he’s a fantastic player, and it is important to give the ball to him.”
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