Mitrovic is suspended for the west London derby at Craven Cottage after selecting up his fifth yellow card of the season in Fulham’s final sport towards Leicester.
Former Tottenham striker Vinicius is about to return in and lead the road, however Dan James and Bobby Decordova-Reid are additionally choices.
“The main solution is Vinicius, but we have other solutions as well,” mentioned Fulham boss Marco Silva. “Bobby can play there, James can play there as well and it is up to me to decide what will be the best one to start the game.”
Mitrovic is Fulham’s prime scorer and he has discovered the online 11 instances within the Premier League to this point this season. His absence for the conflict with London rivals Chelsea is a serious blow, however it should assist the striker get well from an ankle challenge that has been troubling him since earlier than the World Cup.
“He is getting better and better and better,” mentioned Silva. “Now he is training every single day with his team-mates. After the matches we don’t need a long time to recover him from the game before.
“All these things are a good sign for us and that we are going to have him even better in the next few games.”
Predicted Fulham XI (4-2-3-1): Leno; Tete, Diop, Ream, Robinson; Palhinha, Reed; Decordova-Reid, Pereira, Willian; Vinicius.
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