Fabio Carvalho and Sylvester Jasper could gain more first-team experience in the FA Cup this weekend after Fulham boss Scott Parker included them in his squad for Sunday’s meeting with Burnley.

Parker is poised to ring the changes after the Whites completed a gruelling run of three games in seven days and with an eye on two crucial relegation six pointers next week. The teenage duo have both been tested and admitted to the senior squad bubble at Motspur Park in preparation for an opportunity to shine – probably over the bench – against Sean Dyche’s side at Craven Cottage this weekend.

Parker told his pre-match press conference earlier this afternoon:

They’ve both got tested and have come back into our bubble. Both will be involved at the weekend and it may be an opportunity for them. We’ll see how they train and go from there.

Nineteen year-old winger Jasper made his professional debut in the FA Cup last season as a substitute in the fourth round defeat at Manchester City. He went on to make two further appearances from the bench in the league and has starred for Fulham’s under 23s this term, scoring four times in six league appearances and adding two assists.

England youth international Carvalho, who can play either out wide or as a number ten, was handed his senior bow in the League Cup win over Sheffield Wednesday in September and nearly made an immediate impact by almost scoring with an impudent chip. The prodigiously gifted eighteen year-old has scored eight goals as in as many games for the under 23s this term, adding five assists.