Last Updated: Sat, 13 Jul 2013 14:44
Shahid Khan has paid tribute to Mohamed Al Fayed after taking over from the 84-year-old at Fulham.
The Cottagers unveiled their new owner on Saturday afternoon, after confirming he had agreed a deal with the Egyptian on Friday night.
Former Harrods owner Al Fayed has transformed Fulham from a third-tier outfit to an established Premier League side since taking over in 1997.
And Khan said prior to a photocall at Craven Cottage: "I think it (what Al Fayed has done) is incredible.
"The man rescued Fulham and had a great vision which he's shared with me. I think it's very, very important to all the Fulham fans."
Khan, billionaire owner of the NFL's Jacksonville Jaguars, insisted he would build on Al Fayed's work with the London club.
The 62-year-old continued: "We have to respect history. I am going to listen to the fans and decide...but we have to make sure it's sustainable."
Asked for his thoughts on the takeover, Khan told Sky Sports News: "I think what has happened has been absolutely incredible, something I'm going to remember forever."
The Jaguars will play one regular season game a season at Wembley for the next four years and, comparing the clubs, Khan added: "These are true distinct clubs that will operate differently and independently - but there is a huge amount of synergy."
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