New Fulham owner Khan open to naming stand after Al Fayed

New Fulham owner Shahid Khan says naming a stand after former chairman Mohamed Al Fayed is on his agenda.

New Fulham owner Shahid Khan says naming a stand after former chairman Mohamed Al Fayed is on his agenda.

The former Harrods owner is adored by Fulham fans, with more than 1,300 of them signing a petition to rename the Riverside Stand the Mohamed Al Fayed Stand.

"I would absolutely be open to that," he said when asked about renaming the stand. "I think we have to honour him, we have to respect what he did.

"That would be something we want to think about, but absolutely I would be open to that and everything.

"I think he has an incredible legacy here. I think if you are a Fulham fan, you understand that. How important that is, what the man did for this club.

"I have a huge amount of respect for that and it's history. I think we have to respect it but we have to move forward."

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