first_imgFulham are lining up a £26million bid for Real Sociedad striker Willian Jose as an alternative to Aleksandar Mitrovic.Craven Cottage manager Slavisa Jokanovic wanted Mitrovic to sign permanently, having had him on loan from Newcastle last season and helping the club get promoted to the Premier League but a deal is yet to be sorted.Fulham will now wait to see if their offer has been accepted before pressing ahead with a deal, according to SunSport.Jose has emerged as a player equally capable of providing firepower to the front line following three successful seasons in La Liga.He scored 20 goals in all competitions last season and was called into Brazil’s squad for the March friendlies against Russia and Germany. Man United joined by three other clubs in race for Erling Haaland Jose was called into the Brazil squad for friendlies ahead of the World Cup but did not make the final squad REAL DEAL three-way race on his way heading off Chelsea confident of beating Man United and Liverpool to Sancho signing Real Madrid ‘offer’ Isco to Chelsea in bid to ‘make room’ for Tottenham star 1 Man United ‘miss out’ on Minamino, West Ham scout Flamengo strikers, Auba wants out Top nine Premier League free transfers of the decade Kevin De Bruyne ‘loves Man City and wants to keep winning’, reveals father RANKED Transfer news Carroll explains why he wanted to fail Liverpool medical before £35m move GOSSIP “I was surprised to be in the last squad before the World Cup, but it happened to me. People can say what they want, but many do not follow my games,” he said at the time.“In 31 games, I have 18 goals in the season, a very good average for a centre-forward who does not play for one of the big teams in Europe.“People have to follow up more, they are looking only for what I did or did not do five years ago.”Everton were tracking Jose last summer, but added Sandro Ramirez and Wayne Rooney to their attack instead. ‘perfect fit” IN DEMAND Signing imminent? Man United target ‘on flight’ to England for talks with club Arsenal ace heading for January exit as German club ready bid for midfielder LIVING THE DREAM fear Euro expert explains why Liverpool should be so excited about Minaminolast_img read more