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Wednesday 16 April 2014

New Fulham manager Felix Magath: We'll avoid the drop

New Fulham manager Felix Magath
New Fulham manager Felix Magath

New Fulham manager Felix Magath is sure the Cottagers will avoid relegation from the Barclays Premier League.

The German - a Bundesliga winner with Bayern Munich and Wolfsburg - replaced Rene Meulensteen last week with the remit of lifting Fulham out of the bottom three with only 12 league games remaining.

Ahead of Saturday's game against West Brom, Fulham are four points shy of 17th place and safety, but Magath is optimistic they can secure their top-flight future through hard work.

He told Sky Sports News: "In the next months we will have a lot of work to avoid relegation but in the first days here the work we've achieved has been very good.

"I'm sure we will avoid relegation with this team as the players are willing to avoid relegation.

"We have a good atmosphere at the club when we all work together.

"We are able to avoid relegation and that's now the most important thing.

"Now we have to concentrate on the next 12 games, especially on the game on Saturday against West Brom."

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