Cardiff City boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer praises Kenwyne Jones

Kenwyne Jones
Kenwyne Jones scored his only Premier League goal for Cardiff in the 2-1 win against Norwich in February 2014

Cardiff City boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has praised the club's top scorer Kenwyne Jones for his start to life in the Championship.

Jones scored his fourth goal in four league starts as the Bluebirds came from behind to earn a point at Fulham on Saturday.

The 29-year-old played a full 90 minutes for the first time this term.

"I'm very pleased with how he's come back this season," said Solskjaer. "He's finally got his fitness back."

Jones, who joined the Bluebirds from Stoke in January, only managed one goal in 11 Premier League appearances for Cardiff last season.

But the Trinidad and Tobago international has been in prolific form so far this season and struck again at Craven Cottage.

Jones collected midfielder Mats Moller Daehli's pass in the area and slotted through Marcus Bettinelli's legs to equalise for City.

Kenwyne Jones
Jones' goal earned Cardiff their eighth point of the season

Solskjaer says he is a vital part of the Welsh club's bid to return to the Premier League at the first attempt.

"We need him in the box, we need him to be a nuisance for defenders because he's strong and he's quick," said Solskjaer. "He's got everything a striker should have."

The transfer window closes on Monday and Solskjaer says there could be one new arrival at the Cardiff City Stadium.

The former Manchester United striker refused to be drawn on who the player is or what position he plays.

"I'm not going to tell you now," said Solskjaer. "There maybe something happening.

"We've been working on one deal that we hope to go through, if not my phone is going to be well and truly shut off."

The result against Fulham was the West London club's first point of the campaign so far and moved them off the bottom of the table.

Cardiff meanwhile are seven points above the Cottagers in ninth after five games played.

The Welsh club's next two league matches are at home - where they have a 100% record so far this season - against Norwich and Middlesborough on 13 and 16 September.

Solskjaer, who has only seen his side lose once in the league 1-0 away to Wolves, says he is satisfied with his team's start.

"The performances have deserved more points at times," said Solskjaer.

"This season we've had five away games, three in the league and two in the cup and the two at home in the league we won.

"The next two games are at home so hopefully we can take some points from those."