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Exclusive: Fry slams Fulham amid Parker exit reports

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Peterborough United Director of Football Barry Fry believes failed to back Scott Parker last summer amid reports that he could leave the club.

The former midfielder attempted to keep the in the League but was unable to do so, as they were relegated to the Championship.

It is the second time in three seasons that have been relegated after wildly differing spends.

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Prior to the 2018/19 season, the club spent over £104m on new players, per Transfermarkt, but finished 19th with 26 points; prior to 2020/21, they spent just £33.5m and finished 18th with 28 points.

Reports now suggest that Parker is set to depart and there has been a claim that he could take over at Bournemouth after they failed to win promotion via the play-offs.

Fry believes that the have made their bed with Parker, having failed to give him the required backing before their League campaign.

Speaking exclusively to This Is Futbol, Fry said: “I don’t think backed Scott when they got promotion this time last year, they didn’t back him at all in the transfer market, in my opinion.”

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