Fulham boss Slavisa Jokanovic paid tribute to Graham Taylor and described the former Watford manager as a 'great man'.

Taylor, who managed Lincoln, Watford (twice), Aston Villa (twice), England and Wolves, passed away at the age of 72 on January 12

The Serbian had a nine month spell in charge of the Hornets and took the Hertfordshire club up to the Premier League.

That achievement put him in a select group of Watford managers who have done this, including Taylor himself.

And Jokanovic paid tribute to the former England manager and the positive attitude he displayed during their shared dealings.

“He generally was a very happy man, always laughing and was generally a great man. He was always positive,” the Fulham boss said.

“I had the opportunity to meet him a few times. He's one of the most important Watford coaches and he had great success in his career. It's generally sad news for all of us.”

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