Fulham manager Chris Coleman is aiming to secure Lee Clark and Louis Saha on long-term contracts.

The Cottagers want midfielder Clark and striker Saha to follow the example of key trio Steed Malbranque, Luis Boa Morte and Sylvain Legwinski – who have all extended their deals during the last month.

Malbranque stretched his contract from 2006 to 2007, while Boa Morte and Legwinski also added a year to their deals which now run until 2006.

The 31-year-old Clark is back to his best after two injury-ravaged seasons and has been the team’s regular captain this season.

Saha, 25, has also been in great form and has sparked reports of a possible £5m bid from Manchester United.

“We’ll be talking to Louis about signing – and we’ll talk to Lee as well as he was outstanding against Liverpool,” said Coleman.

“We have a good squad of players and we have to keep it together.”

Another player who will be at the centre of contract talks during forthcoming weeks is on-loan Arsenal right-back Moritz Volz.

The 20-year-old is on a season-long deal at Loftus Road but can be recalled at 24 hours’ notice – something Arsene Wenger may consider due to Laurent’s four-match suspension which kicks in later this month.

“We want to keep Moritz and sign him on a permanent deal. We hope to get him in January,” said Coleman.