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In brief: Pre-Fulham press conference

Jamie McAllister met the media ahead of tomorrow night's Sky Bet Championship clash with Fulham at Craven Cottage.

The City assistant head coach answered questions from the local and national press along with midfielder Bobby Reid.

Here's what they had to say:

JAMIE MCALLISTER

- Nathan Baker rated 50/50 for trip to Fulham

- McAllister says Milan Djuric has been "world class" since his return from injury

- Assistant head coach warns Djuric needs to be eased back in and not rushed

- Coach says preparation for the trip to Fulham was aided by the flights to and from Sunderland

- McAllister adds: "The players are in good spirits and are looking forward to this week."

- City's good recent record at Craven Cottage will be remembered fondly by the players, says McAllister

- Coach says Fulham will be dangerous but insists: "We have the players to hurt them".

Bobby Reid has netted nine times this season

BOBBY REID

- Striker pleased with his ninth goal of the season, scored with his head

- Reid says he now feels striker is his "natural" position

- Bristolian feels Craven Cottage is a nice stadium to play in as he recalls three straight wins there

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