There have been a few whispers for the last couple of weeks that we are very close to signing Gary O’Neill from relegated Middlesbrough. Goal have gone a little further than that and suggested that we might entice the highly-rated Adam Johnson away from the Riverside as well.

If I’m honest, I’d be surprised if we were to sign Johnson. He’s been linked with a whole host of top sides – even Real Madrid at one stage – and has undoubted quality. He’s a versatile player, as he can operate either on the left or right wing, and is still young enough to really develop. It would be great if the double signing came off but I’ll remain cautious until I see them both in Fulham shirts.