Southampton manager Claude Puel could be tempted to play his young star on the biggest stage.
The flying right-back is expected to be out of action for around three months.
Derby County manager Darren Wassall described Chris Baird as a complete professional after the defender left the iPro Stadium to re-join Fulham on loan.
The Rams' defender Chris Baird has joined the Londoners until the end of the season.
Derby County head coach Paul Clement believes the loan market won’t be necessary with Max Lowe, Chris Baird and Stephen Warnock at his disposal.
Chris Baird has already made eight appearances for Derby County.
Derby County will be looking to record back-to-back away victories when they travel to the Madejski Stadium on Tuesday 15th September.
Derby County star Chris Baird has stressed the importance of the side getting back on track quickly.
Derby County's appalling performance against Portsmouth has left Paul Clement under the microscope ahead of Saturday's Championship clash with Charlton.
Chris Baird, Scott Carson, Jason Shackell and George Thorne were the pick of the bunch as Derby County drew 0-0 with Bolton Wanderers on the Championship's opening day.