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The west London club's new owner was at Selhurst Park for the Cottagers' 4-1 win over Crystal Palace, though there was bad news as Brede Hangeland was forced off through injury

Fulham owner Shahid Khan was elated with the club's 4-1 win over Crystal Palace on Monday, according to manager Martin Jol.

Khan – who bought Fulham for £150 million in July – was in attendance at Selhurst Park as Jol's side romped to their second successive Premier League victory.

Fulham were forced to come from behind to win, with Pajtim Kasami and Steve Sidwell both scoring stunning first-half goals, much to the delight of Khan.

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"He [Khan] was very pleased. He said we showed a lot of resilience and mentality," said Jol after the match.

"Last time when I saw him he was very pleased as well and before that he was in Costa Rica, so he looks a happy man. He is always satisfied."

Fulham's back-to-back wins have seen them climb to 14th in the table and they are now just one point behind reigning champions Manchester United.

The Cottagers now face a testing clash with high-flying Southampton, though they are likely to be without Norway international Brede Hangeland who is suffering from a nerve problem.

"He is injured. He's got a nerve that caused him problems," the Dutchman added, with Hangeland forced off at half-time.

"He played two games for Norway so I thought he was 100 per cent but at half time we had to take him off. It's a sciatic nerve from his Achilles. I'm not a doctor but a nerve can cause you problems."

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