Mitrovic’s latest comments will not go down well with Fulham fans

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After seemingly going on strike in west London, Aleksandar Mitrovic, was always going to end up leaving Fulham in the summer, it was just a question of when.

As something of a cult hero at the club, loved by the fans and a certain starter when fit, the striker had no reason to leave the Cottagers other than the embarrassment of riches on offer in the Saudi Pro League.

A subsequent switch to Al-Hilal meant that Marco Silva would be without the bullish hit man, and any feelings that the Premier League club had for him at that time will have arguably disappeared by now after his latest outburst.

“Al-Hilal is a bit like Real Madrid in Europe. It’s difficult to make comparisons,” he was quoted as saying by Bernabeu Digital.

“It’s not at Premier League level yet, but at this rate it will be in the future. In Arabia I was positively surprised by football and people’s interest in it.”

Regardless of the spin being put on things by players, clubs and the Saudi Pro League, the fact remains that it is well behind the Premier League in terms of development and entertainment, and anyone can read between the lines of what players are saying.

In Mitrovic’s case, comparing Al-Hilal to Real Madrid is, frankly, ridiculous and, in hindsight, Fulham might feel that they’ve done exactly the right thing in selling a player that clearly has ideas well above his station.

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  1. Surprised at Mitro after all the love he was given at Fulham. Still it must nice to be a big fish in a Mickey Mouse league!

  2. If Mitro makes such absurd comments, comparing Al-Hilal with Real Madrid, that says much about Mitro knowledge of football.

  3. As a Fulham fan I am glad to see the back of the money grabbing idiot.
    With a better fitness and disciplinary record he could have played more than the 20 of 38 matches completed last season and perhaps seen Fulham playing in the same realms as Real Madrid. Mind you in his words he is in a similar team now anyway.
    Good riddance

  4. I always said he was overrated. Half of todays footballers are in love with themselves, their hair and their wallets, not the game they play.

  5. “A bit like Real Madrid” 😂 wow.
    He’d do well to remember if it weren’t for Fulham he’d still be playing for the Newcastle reserves.

  6. He didn’t mention Fulham in his comments, he was just trying to sound loyal to his new club, comments unfortunately taken out of context to steer emotions and bash the Saudi League

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