The Portuguese coach has beaten the likes of Swansea City's Steve Cooper, Chris Wilder, Eddie Howe and Javier Pereira - who were all considered for the Craven Cottage role as well, as revealed by Sportsmail earlier this week.Insurance Loans Mortgage Attorney Credit Lawyer
Former Fulham midfielder Luis Boa Morte has been installed as Silva's assistant having played over 250 times for the west Londoners during his playing career.
Fulham have appointed former Everton, Hull and Watford coach Marco Silva as manager
Silva replaced Scott Parker (above) who has jumped ship to Championships side Bournemouth
Speaking to the official website, Silva said: 'I'm really pleased and proud to be appointed Head Coach of such a historic football club.
'I want to thank the owner, Mr Khan, Tony Khan and the entire football structure of Fulham Football Club, for the trust shown in us.
'I'm excited to get started and my message for our fans ahead of this big challenge is we will all be working very hard together to be successful so they can feel proud at the end of the season.'
Silva has been out of work since being sacked at Everton in 2019