Fabio Carvalho could make his return to the Fulham side against West Brom tomorrow after missing nine games through injury after Marco Silva revealed that the teenage midfielder is now fully fit and available for the crunch promotion clash.

The 19 year-old, who has been the subject of fevered transfer speculation with his contract at Craven Cottage expiring at the end of the current campaign, has not featured since injuring his toe against Stoke City in August. Carvalho’s recovery from that injury was disrupted when he contracted coronavirus – but Silva confirmed during his pre-match press conference this afternoon that he would be available for selection:

“He’s ready. If I decide he should be on the squad list, he will be ready.”

The Fulham head coach revealed that Ivan Cavaleiro, Nathaniel Chalobah and Tyrese Francois are the club’s only senior injury absentees.

Carvalho, who scored on his full Premier League debut at Southampton last season, scored three goals in five games – and contributed an assist – in a blistering start to Fulham’s Championship campaign.