Date: 24th February 2017 at 12:10pm
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Manager Neil Warnock has confirmed he has agreed a new contract with Cardiff City as he held his pre Fulham press conference earlier today.

Having won 11 of his 23 games since he came in as Paul Trollope’s replacement in October, speaking to Sky Sports in his pre Fulham media meet and greet the 68 year old confirmed that he had agreed a new deal keeping him with us until the end of the 2017/18 campaign and the aim for that campaign would be to ‘have a go’ at promotion to the Premier League once again.

‘I’m pleased to say I’ve agreed everything. We’ve not put pen to paper but we’ve agreed an extension for next season. We’re singing from the same hymn sheet. We’re desperate to do well, we all want the same thing. My objective is to be as popular here in 12 months time as I am now because we don’t know what’s around the corner.’

Warnock went on to thank owner Vincent Tan and chairman Mehmet Dalman for being ‘nothing but supportive’ since he came into the job and he said plans were in place for ‘four or five’ signings come the summer to boost our chances of achieving his aim.

‘We’ve had to show them what we can do. It’s a trust thing between a manager and an owner, we all want the same thing, nobody’s guaranteed but with their support we can give it a good try. We’ll be up against a lot of clubs with a lot of money. But it’s easy for a manager to commit to a club when the fans want you. I’ll be here as long as the fans want me because if they want me I’ll be doing a good job. If my health is good there’s no reason why I won’t be here for a couple of years. We’ll just have a go next season and see where we are.’

As for Fulham itself, Warnock said we had no fresh injury concerns, only existing ones. Wales Online have him saying.

‘No new injuries, the same ones. Rickie is having treatment on his back after seeing a specialist. Rhys is got to have an operation in a couple of weeks when everything`s calmed down. Manga has trained – not fully – and is doing quite well and is not that long looking at him.’

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