Murphy returns for Sofia showdown

Fulham midfielder Danny Murphy should return to action following a knee problem in Thursday night's Europa League clash against CSKA Sofia.

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However, manager Roy Hodgson has several other selection concerns, with Erik Nevland, Paul Konchesky and Jonathan Greening all suspended, while the likes of Eddie Johnson, Seol Ki-Hyeon and Kagisho Dikgacoi are not eligible.

Andy Johnson (groin), Diomansy Kamara and Dickson Etuhu (both knee) are all still struggling for match fitness.

Kick-off at Craven Cottage is 8.05pm.

Fulham (from): Schwarzer, Kelly, Hughes, Hangeland, Pantsil, Duff, Gera, Murphy, Dempsey, Davies, Zamora, Stockdale, Riise, Smalling, Anderson, Saunders, Watts, Uwezu.

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