Fulham supervisor Claudio Ranieri is eager to signal Leicester’s out of favour proper again Danny Simpson on mortgage.
The Italian labored with the English defender throughout his time managing the Foxes, after they gained the Premier League title within the 2015/16 season.
The Cottagers weren’t anticipating to be in a relegation scrap this season, having spent virtually £100m in the summertime, however in response to the Mirror Ranieri needs to signal Simpson to help their bid to keep away from the drop.
Fulham discover themselves simply three factors above rock-bottom Huddersfield and, having shipped six objectives of their final two Premier League matches, are in dire want of defensive reinforcement.
Simpson, who joined Leicester in 2014 from Queens Park Rangers, has fallen down the pecking order underneath Claude Puel after the arrival of Portugal worldwide Ricardo Pereira, and thus the 32-year-old could possibly be out there on mortgage this month.
Fulham have additionally been fascinated about bringing Newcastle midfielder Jonjo Shelvey to Craven Cottage on this window and it had been reported that Scottish midfielder Tom Cairney may go the opposite method, as Rafa Benitez is thought to be a long-term admirer of the participant.
Nonetheless, Benitez dominated out Shelvey leaving the membership, stating: “Sure. The concept is to maintain as a lot as we are able to.”
Whereas Fulham have outscored the three different groups within the Premier League’s backside 4, their document of 49 objectives conceded is comfortably the worst within the division.
Ranieri might be determined to signal any reinforcements he can this window, particularly defensively, to make sure that he can information the Whites to security.