Fulham up but Mitrovic's future up in the air

Aleksandar Mitrovic is sure Fulham will flourish in the Premier League next season '“ with or without him.

Sunday, 27th May 2018, 12:10 pm
Updated Sunday, 27th May 2018, 12:16 pm
Fulham's Tom Cairney scores the winner at Wembley

Slavisa Jokanovic’s swashbuckling side ended their four year top-flight absence by digging deep to beat Aston Villa and win Saturday’s Championship play-off final at Wembley.

Fulham defender Denis Odoi’s sending off brought a nervy ending to proceedings, but captain Tom Cairney’s goal proved enough for a 1-0 win over Villa.

Mitrovic has shone brightly in attack since his deadline day loan move from Newcastle in January.

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The Serbia striker said of his future. “Of course I am really happy here. I had the best three and a half, four months of my career.

“I am still a Newcastle player, I have two years left on my contract, so we will see.”