Fulham are willing to consider loan offers for Kevin McDonald and Stefan Johansen after completing the signings of Mario Lemina and Harrison Reed from Southampton, according to Sky Sports.

The Premier League newcomers announced the arrival of Gabon international Lemina, who joined on a season-long loan, and Reed, who has moved from St. Mary’s permanently after a successful loan spell at Craven Cottage last term, earlier this evening. That double deal, paired with the potential addition of Florentino Luis from Benfica on loan, means that Scott Parker has a host of midfield options at his disposal ahead of the new campaign.

The Whites are now likely to see whether experienced campaigners Johansen and McDonald could find some first-team football elsewhere. Johansen has been linked with a possible move to Galatasaray, who have seen their attempts to sign Jean Michael Seri rebuffed so far, and will be keen to play more regularly in order to retain his place in the Norway midfield. The 29 year-old has made 134 appearances for Fulham since signing from Celtic four years ago, but mainly featured as a substitute after the Championship’s resumption following the coronavirus pandemic.

McDonald, a popular member of the playing staff who is currently taking his coaching badges, made just eighteen appearances for Fulham this year and may face another season on the sidelines at Craven Cottage, having featured just sixteen times the last time the Whites were in the Premier League. The 31 year-old, who has won promotion from the Championship three times, would likely attract a number of offers from the second tier.