Fulham are interested in keeping Crystal Palace misfit Shefki Kuqi – but the Finnish international’s hopes of sealing a permanent move from Crystal Palace could hinge on the Premier League struggler’s chances of landing other transfer targets in the January window.

The South London Press understands Fulham have indicated they are ready to do a deal for Kuqi, who has started their last two matches.

But the Cottagers’ are expected to cool any move for the Eagles hitman if they landed Burnley’s highly-rated Burnley striker Kyle Lafferty, their top target, in the New Year.