Fulham striker Marcello Trotta will be given the green light to go out and get regular first-team football when the loan window opens this week.

Fulham boss Martin Jol put a block on any move for the young Italian in the summer as he was needed at Craven Cottage as back-up for Mladen Petric.

But the frontman has been now given the go-ahead to leave SW6 after the deadline-day arrival of Dimitar Berbatov from Manchester United.

Trotta signed a new long-term contract at Craven Cottage recently, but featured just twice for the first team last term and is down the pecking order again this time around.

The 19-year-old spent a prolific loan spell with Wycombe last season, scoring eight goals in as many goals for the Chairboys, before a frustrating stint at Championship outfit Watford.

However, Jol is ready to send Trotta out again to get some minutes under his belt.

Meanwhile, Fulham will renew their attempt to get number two keeper David Stockdale a loan move, while they could also consider offers for Matthew Briggs as new boy Kieran Ricahrdson can provide cover for John Arne Riise at left-back.