CONFIRMED: Fulham v Tottenham Hotspur line-ups - Lamela returns

Match to be played on Wednesday 4th December 2013 at 20:00. Venue: Craven Cottage, London.

Rene Meulensteen will take charge of Fulham for the first time this evening - and welcomes Tottenham Hotspur to Craven Cottage in a mixed mood.

Andre Villas-Boas' men have been in mixed form and are without a Premier League win since October.

They will take comfort from their performance in Sunday's 2-2 draw with Manchester United but AVB knows that the fans expect a win v the side who have just sacked their manager Martin Jol.

Fulham have some selection dilemmas. Dimitar Berbatov is fit again, but after his agent confirmed a desire to leave to the papers this morning Berba may be dropped.

Meanwhile Brede Hangeland could return after a bout of sciatica.

Tottenham still have long term absentees Danny Rose and Christian Eriksen absent while Harry Kane and Emmanuel Adebayor could also both miss out.

Fulham XI: Stekelenburg; Riether, Hughes, Senderos, Riise; Parker, Karagounis; Dejagah, Kasami, Kačaniklić; Berbatov

Subs: Stockdale, Zverotic, Boateng, Sidwell, Duff, Taarabt, Ruiz.

Tottenham XI: Lloris; Walker, Chiriches, Dawson, Vertonghen; Capoue, Sandro; Lennon, Paulinho, Lamela; Defoe.

Subs: Friedel, Naughton, Chadli, Holtby, Sigurdsson, Townsend, Soldado.

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