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Marco Silva says Fulham will make a late call on whether midfielder Harrison Reed returns to face Millwall tomorrow night.

The former Southampton schemer has not featured for the Whites so far this season as he has been managing an ankle problem, but recently returned to full training at Motspur Park. Saturday’s thumping victory at Huddersfield was adjudged to be soon for Reed’s comeback, but Silva told his pre-match press conference this afternoon that the midfielder is in contention to start at the New Den:

“Harrison Reed has started training with the team. It is up to us to decide whether he’ll be involved.”

Long-term absentees Tom Cairney and Terence Kongolo remain unavailable, whilst winger Anthony Knockaert has also been ruled out with a back complaint.

Silva was pleased with his first Fulham victory at in west Yorkshire at the weekend – but is taking nothing for granted in the early stages of a Championship campaign and knows just how tough a test Millwall will provide.

“Huddersfield was an important three points away from home. We did our job, it was a good performance. We dominated possession and created some big chances. The fans will be one of the key points to success. We need them behind us. This is a marathon but I understand why they’re happy.

“We know, not just myself, a big part of my squad, everyone knows what to expect [from Millwall]. We played against them in pre-season. They know what to expect from us. It will be a tough game like always. They are a tough team to play against. It’s a great atmosphere to play football in, to see the character of our team.”