Fulham are waiting to hear whether can give Spurs loanee Lewis Holtby his debut in their game against Southampton on Saturday.
The Cottagers are unsure whether their application to register the Tottenham loanee with the Premier League was processed by the deadline of noon on Friday.
Defenders John Arne Riise (hamstring) and Fernando Amorebieta (knee) are doubts while striker Kostas Mitroglou signed after the registration deadline.
Rickie Lambert will return for Southampton's trip to Fulham in the Premier League.
The England forward has returned to training after a hamstring complaint, while midfielder Victor Wanyama may feature for the first time since a hairline fracture in his leg.
Dejan Lovren and Gaston Ramirez are both absent due to ankle ligament injuries.
Fulham Squad: Stockdale, Riether, Senderos, Hangeland, Riise, Sidwell, Zverotic, Parker, Duff, Dempsey, Bent, Berbatov, Etheridge, Richardson, Kacaniklic, Karagounis, Kvist, Vigen Christensen, Hughes, Dejagah, Taarabt, Kasami, Amorebieta.
Southampton squad: Boruc, K Davis, Gazzaniga, Clyne, Chambers, Shaw, Fox, Hooiveld, Fonte, Yoshida, Wanyama, Schneiderlin, Cork, Lallana, Isgrove, Ward-Prowse, Do Prado, S Davis, Reed, Rodriguez, Gallagher, Lambert.