Fulham boss Scott Parker said he was ‘disappointed’ with the club’s vice-chairman Tony Khan decision to apologise for his side’s performance in last night’s 3-0 defeat at the hands of Aston Villa.

Khan, the club’s director of football operations and son of owner Shahid Khan, took to Twitter immediately after the final whistle at Craven Cottage to apologise to supporters for another heavy Fulham defeat and pledging to sign reinforcements as well as ensure better performances from his players. Parker, who told the written media last night that the tweet was ‘not ideal,’ told the press during this afternoon’s press conference ahead of the weekend clash with Wolves that he disagreed with Khan junior’s actions.

Parker, who is still waiting for the club to bring in central defensive reinforcements since he guided Fulham back to the Premier League side via the Championship play-offs last month, said:

I think obviously I said it last night. People have the platform. You own a football club, you can decide how you want to communicate or send a message out. It’s not something I agree with, it’s not helpful from that sense but like I said that’s down to the owner and how he sees it.

There’s one thing that I’m disappointed with and that’s how he’s actually apologising for the performance and that is something that I don’t agree with and he shouldn’t have. The performance last night was a good performance which was a group of players who have done everything they can, worked tirelessly from the first minute to the 95th. From 3-0 down they were still trying work as much as they can to try and get us back in the game and for that I don’t agree with him.

Fulham are now rock bottom of the top flight, following three defeats from their first three fixtures and have conceded ten goals. Parker told the press that the club were still working on potential signings. Brazilian defender Marlon failed a medical last week, scuppering a proposed move from Sassuolo, whilst the Whites have been linked with Wolves’ Ryan Bennett and Scott Dann of Crystal Palace today.

We were in the market since Wembley. The people in the club are working their hardest. Hopefully we can get some help.