Fulham boss Jol has fingers crossed for Hangeland

Fulham manager Martin Jol hopes Brede Hangeland’s Achilles injury is not too serious.

Fulham manager Martin Jol hopes Brede Hangeland’s Achilles injury is not too serious.

The Norwegian centre-back sustained the problem in Saturday’s 1-0 home defeat to Manchester United and his boss has his fingers crossed that he does not spend too long on the sidelines.

"Hopefully it is not a long one,” the Dutchman said.

Fulham’s loss to United sees the Southwest London club sitting 13th on the Premier League table ahead of next weekend’s clash with 14th-placed Norwich City at Carrow Road.

 

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