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Scott Parker believes Fulham can add striking reinforcements to their squad during the January transfer window – and he hasn’t given up hope on sealing a permanent deal for on-loan winger Ademola Lookman at the end of the season.

Ivan Cavaleiro’s thumping header earned the Whites a creditable point at Tottenham last night, but Parker is still looking for more conventional options in attack to compliment Aleksandar Mitrovic. The Serbian striker missed Fulham’s latest London derby having picked up a calf strain in the FA Cup win at Queens Park Rangers on Saturday and, whilst the Fulham boss is pleased with Cavaleiro’s impact in an unfamiliar centre forward role, Parker is hopeful of bringing in another forward.

He told his press conference after the draw at Tottenham:

It’s an area we are looking at because we have one recognised striker. Cavaleiro has done fantastic. He is everything that we are about he is real focal point and his goal was superb. But it’s an area [we need to address], but at the same time I see a team that is growing and one that can cause teams problems. We have a group of players who have been around this structure for some time and if it doesn’t happen then we will keep going.

Parker is also hopeful of reaching an agreement with RB Leipzig to sign Lookman, who came off the bench to great effect against Spurs last night, on a permanent basis after his excellent loan spell.

The boy has got unbelievable quality. He is a special player. Around the box he is difficult to play against but the main focus for Ade is to get better because he still has loads of levels to go to and I have nothing but fond words to say about him. We will see what will happens at the end of the season.