Cookie’s done a nice 7 minute interview with Talksport here where he talks a fair bit about his new job in Greece and gives Jol his seal of approval. Best of luck to him in his new job.
Chris Coleman believes Martin Jol’s style of management will suit Fulham.
The former Tottenham boss has agreed to take over control at Craven Cottage on a two-year-deal after Mark Hughes’ sudden departure last week.
Coleman knows what works at Mohamed-Al-Fayed’s team having managed the Cottagers between 2003 and 2007 and claims the Dutchman is exactly the right appointment for the club.
Speaking to the Saggers and Quinny show, the 40-year-old said: “I think it’s a surprise appointment.
“I didn’t foresee Mark Hughes not being there after a good season last year and I never detected any unrest but you never know what’s going on.
“I’m not surprised it’s Martin Jol though, he’s a very good manager who’s proved himself in the Premier League with Tottenham and I think his personality will suit the club.“I’m not surprised it’s Martin Jol though, he’s a very good manager who’s proved himself in the Premier League with Tottenham and I think his personality will suit the club”Chris Coleman
“Fulham fans are a great bunch to work for, I had 10 years at the club and they were special to me.
“I think if Fulham finish mid-table every year then they’ve had a great year, if they finish in the top ten then it’s a super season.
“They’ve managed to do that in the last few seasons. Martin Jol knows what the Premier League is like and knows how to play the game with the media and with chairman, he’s been there and done it.
“I think he’ll be a good appointment for Fulham. He’ll be shrewd in the transfer market and I think Fulham will need to invest a little bit in the team.
“They might need to change a couple of positions and freshen things up, I think Martin Jol will be a really good appointment.”