Scott Parker Signs 3-Year Deal at Newly-Promoted Fulham

Fulham have rewarded Scott Parker with a new three-year contract to keep him on board as the club's head coach until the summer of 2023.

Parker, who guided the Cottagers to the Premier League via last season's Championship play-off final, was only given a one-year deal following relegation at the end of the 2018/19 season.

Heading into the new season, the club have seen it fit to show their backing to the rookie boss with fresh terms.

Upon signing, Parker said on the club's official website: “I’m delighted to have signed a new deal which shows mutual faith and commitment, on both my side and the Club’s.

“I’m pleased with the hard work we have all carried out behind the scenes which resulted in achieving our objective of promotion to the Premier League last month. This has been a huge effort involving many people, and has continued in our preparations for the new season.

“Signing a new deal provides stability and an opportunity to keep on developing the team. There is still a lot of hard work ahead of us, and we’ll always be striving to improve and progress every day.”

Club owner, Shahid Khan, also commented: “We believed in Scott Parker when we signed him as a player in 2013, and we believed in him as our Caretaker Manager at the end of our most recent season in the Premier League.

“Our belief and confidence in Scott is stronger than ever today and is evident in this new three-year contract, which is fully deserved, and I’m thoroughly honoured to offer as we return next week to top-flight football.”

Fulham will kick off their 2020/21 Premier League campaign with a daunting London derby visit of Arsenal at Craven Cottage on 12 September

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Source : 90min