FNTT Group Managing Director Marko Krujic said the club would have “no problem” signing a new striker in January, as the club seeks to make a move for Manchester United striker Jermain Defoe.
The 26-year-old, who has been capped by his country seven times, has attracted attention from a number of European clubs, including Roma, Fiorentina and Juventus.
“The club wants to have the best possible player for the squad,” Krujics said on Thursday ahead of the international break.
“We have a great squad, so I am not surprised at all that we are looking for a new player.”
For us, it’s a great blessing to have a player who has shown a lot of promise.
“He has shown himself to be a great player and it’s no surprise that he is available.”
A return to the Premier League in the summer could be a possibility, as Krujicas’ squad could feature a striker and a goalkeeper.
Defoe, who scored a late winner in the Europa League last weekend, was on loan at Fulham last season and is keen to move to England.
“I am happy at Fulhill, I love my club,” he told Fulham website.
“I like playing at home and I am happy to play for the Fulham fans.”
Hopefully, this is the right place for me.
“Fulham are currently second in the Championship table, two points behind top-flight leaders Leicester.