BREDE Hangeland reckons veteran goalkeeper Mark Schwarzer still has plenty to offer Fulham.
The Whites captain signed a new two-year deal this week, while keeper Schwarzer is also in talks about extending his stay at Craven Cottage beyond the end of the campaign.
The 40-year-old Aussie saved a penalty in Monday night's west London derby win against strugglers QPR, which all but guaranteed Premier League survival for Martin Jol's men.
And the defender has paid tribute to Schwarzer's contribution in SW6.
“He has saved three penalties this season,” said Hangeland. “I think he has probably saved more penalties than he has let in.
“He made some incredible saves on top of that. He’s definitely a really big player for us and has been since he came here.”
Hangeland also heaped praise on Fulham frontman Dimitar Berbatov after his two-goal blast against Rangers took his tally to 13 for the season.
“He is an incredible player for us,” added the Fulham skipper.
“A lot has been said about him but he has scored 13 goals now and we are just delighted to have him.
“He holds the ball up so well and does special stuff every game. He has scored a lot of goals and we are very lucky to have him in the team.”
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