Moussa Dembelé has publicly stated that his extended run within the Fulham first-team will only help him to progress as a player. The talented 19-year-old has impressed when called upon, especially in the past few games following Matt Smith’s injury, meaning the youngster has lead the line in attack with club captain Ross McCormack in support.
“It’s the first time I’ve really had a lot of minutes [the team] and played a lot of games in a row, I try to do my best for the team and for myself.”
Eager to impress within first-team setup
Having netted in a 3-0 victory over Sheffield United in the Capital One Cup at the end of August, he doubled his goal-scoring tally for the campaign with a neatly-taken finish during their narrow 2-1 win over Blackburn Rovers at Craven Cottage on Sunday.
It’s nothing less than Moussa deserves, in all honesty. His tireless work-rate, as well as his tendency to make probing runs past the opposition’s backline, spells all sorts of problems for teams to defend against.
A constant threat going forward
He came close on a number of occasions, and as he’s said himself, he’ll only continue to progress with an extended run of games under his belt. Having also created the assist for McCormack’s finish, he’s certainly one of the club’s most promising players.
On his progress, he also said that he’s “enjoying playing regularly”, because it’s “definitely helping my game”. The home supporters were not unaware of his impressive display, as they sang their appreciation for the teenager throughout the afternoon’s events.
When questioned about that, he said it’s “very nice to hear, I’m pleased with that”, as the fans are “tremendous” and “we keep working hard for them”.
Having won three consecutive matches now, with home victories over Rotherham, Sheffield United and now Blackburn, they’ll be hoping for more of the same when they travel to Hillsborough this Saturday.