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Fulham - Konchesky Who?

With John Pantsil, cult hero extraordinaire, currently out of the favoured starting eleven, a new cult hero is fast emerging, our Mexican full back Carlos Salcido.

Salcido is rapidly showing that he`s much more than a cultured defender and can offer us an offensive edge.

On Saturday, our first goal came courtesy of a sublime cross from him, converted by Clint Dempsey and Salcido could have boasted two assists if the finishing hadn`t have been a touch faulty on another occasion.

When Paul Konchesky was sold to Liverpool, to rejoin Roy Hodgson, there were doubts expressed about us having an adequate replacement but Mark Hughes never had any doubt about filling the vacancy, explaining post match,

"If I felt Konchesky leaving us I wouldn`t have allowed it to happen."

"But I felt with Carlos it was not a risk allowing Konchesky to leave. Now you`re seeing a player who really enjoys the Premier League."


And an early candidate for our Player of the Year perhaps!


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Writer: Andrew Joyce  Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Monday November 1 2010

Time: 4:32PM

Your Comments

DONT FOR GET CHRIS BAIRD MUCH BELINED BUT VERY UNDER RATED WELL DONE CHRIS
truth sayer ffc
Salcido has been great. I wasn't overly concerned about replacing Konchesky, but I knew we needed better than Kelly. Didn't expect such a great replacement, though.
Teddy_KGB
top mexican international and great to see him fitting in so well and he is quality....another great deal sparky....heres to the jan window!!
Leonestar
mr hughes seems to like flair players would not mind a fit santa cruz
truth sayer ffc
 

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