ALEX Kacaniklic has set his sights on a place in the Fulham first-team this season.
The 20-year-old shot on to the scene last campaign following a successful loan spell at Championship outfit Watford.
Kacaniklic returned to Craven Cottage to make a handful of appearances, with the former Liverpool youngster emerging as a shock contender for a spot in Sweden's Euro 2012 squad.
The forward eventually failed to make the cut for the finals in Poland and Ukraine, but received a call-up for tonight's friendly with Brazil.
And he hopes he can force his way into Martin Jol's starting XI when he returns to SW6 ahead of Saturday's curtain-raiser against Norwich.
He told the Chronicle: “Last year was a really good six months for me, first the loan deal to Watford and then coming back to Fulham and getting some games here.
“The loan spell gave me the opportunity to play first-team football. Reserve-team football is one thing, but first-team football is where it counts.
“I really enjoyed myself and am pushing for a place in the team for this year.”
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