The summer transfer window hasn't been a happy one for Fulham so far.

Steve Mounie chose Huddersfield over the Cottage, Braga wanted more than what Fulham would offer for their forward Rui Fonte and the whole Diego Rolan saga makes it feel like we're waiting for Christmas.

There have been reports of a struggle between Slavisa Jokanovic and Craig Kline (again), although I would say it's more of a normal office disagreement rather than a full blown argument, with the pair wanting different transfer targets.

Cameron Jerome is one of those targets, with Jokanovic keen on bring the 30-year-old to the Cottage as a result of his Championship know-how , as well as his impressive second tier goal scoring rate.

Fulham took apart Norwich in April with ten men, but Jerome still scored in that game - one of 16 goals for that side.

But is he the right man to lead Fulham to the promised land of the Premier League this season?

Well, for a start, his goal scoring record in the second tier of English football is impressive - he scored 16 last season and 20 in the 2014/15 season when Norwich won promotion from the Championship.

Norwich City's Cameron Jerome

A record like that is nothing to be sniffed at, he's got the experience and the pedigree in this division to be in the right position and score goals, something the Cottagers so clearly lacked last season.

Fulham have, arguably, one of the strongest midfield departments in the division with Kevin McDonald anchoring while Tom Cairney and Stefan Johansen wreak havoc on opposing defences.

Despite being the joint top scorers in the division last time around, they had no true striker - imagine if they had someone, maybe of Jerome's stature, who was in the box getting onto the end of Scott Malone's and Ryan Frederick's crosses, or Cairney's threaded passes.

We would've been looking at automatic places instead of sixth place.

However, despite a bid of £3m being readied, I can see Norwich wanting more than that for one of their strikers, especially to a fellow league rivals - let's not forget that strikers are going for premium rates nowadays.

He is also 30-years-old, how many more years does he have left in him?

And what if Fulham do get promoted this season? Jerome's record in the Premier League is in stark contrast to his Championship record, yes Fulham will get a healthy bank balance going up so £5m odd isn't much of a hit, but there it's alot for one season of football.

I personally think there are better strikers out there, but with two weeks until the start of the season and with no strikers signed, clubs will know Fulham will be desperate to sign one and can use that to their advantage at the bargaining table.

That said, Jerome will score goals and I think the club need to add two more strikers to their ranks before the window slams shut, maybe if Jerome signs the other players will follow?

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