Jol happy to have problem of choosing Fulham striking options

Fulham boss Martin Jol admits he has the welcome headache of trying to choose his best forward line from the options at his disposal.

Fulham boss Martin Jol admits he has the welcome headache of trying to choose his best forward line from the options at his disposal.

Dimitar Berbatov and Bryan Ruiz scored in the 3-3 draw at Reading on Saturday.

With Hugo Rodallega and Mladen Petric also among Jol's options, the manager admits he is spoilt for choice up front.

The Dutchman said: "What is my best forward line? That is still my problem - and it's already October.

"Ruiz is probably my most creative player but on the other hand Berbatov is a very good second striker.

"It's like a luxury problem.

"But it was good to see Ruiz coming on and changing our style, even though we looked fine first half.

"The thing is we started the season with Moussa Dembele, Bryan Ruiz and Mladen Petric against Norwich and it was probably our best game of my time here.

"Then we had Rodallega and Berba against West Brom and it was another great game."

He added: "Ruiz and Berbatov never played together before.

"I feel that Berba is not a typical No.9 and that is why I'm playing Rodallega because he has pace and he stretches defences."

 

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