Lookman: RB Leipzig forward on loan “enjoys” his football at Fulham
The 23-year-old Nigerian winger has turned heads for the Craven Cottage side and hopes to continue improving with the club
Ademola Lookman has revealed he enjoys his football with Premier League team Fulham.
The forward teamed up with the Cottagers on a one-season loan from Bundesliga club RB Leipzig and delivered an eye-catching performances.
The 23-year-old has scored four spectacular goals and provided three assists in 22 Premier League appearances this season.
Lookman’s performances helped the Cottagers try to avoid relegation as they are now three points behind 17th Newcastle United and a win over Crystal Palace on Sunday could see them climb into the bottom three.
Lookman joined RB Leipzig permanently from Everton in 2019 and now look forward to continuing their progress at Craven Cottage.
“I enjoy my football here, that’s the most important thing,” Lookman told the club site.
“For me, it’s about getting better every day that I can, learning as much as possible from the coach and the coaching staff.”
Lookman urged Craven Cottage’s outfit to do its best when it takes on Roy Hodgson’s men at Selhurst Park.
“We also have to be at the top of our game, but we’re definitely going to go there to get the three points like in any game we’re going to play this season,” he continued.
Lookman is hoping to make his 24th appearance in all competitions for the Craven Cottage v Palace outfit.
The forward started his senior career with Charlton Athletic before being signed by Everton in 2017, where he spent two years.
The Nigerian striker moved to RB Leipzig after struggling to establish himself in the Goodison Park squad, where he struggled to find playing time.
The 23-year-old striker impressed on loan with the Bundesliga club before being awarded a permanent five-year contract.
Lookman has previously represented England at the U19, U20 and U21 levels, but he is still eligible to feature in the Nigeria national team.
The striker is waiting for FIFA’s ratification to confirm his transfer to the West African country, have submitted the necessary documents to the governing body of world football.