Fulham striker Dembele cleared of serious injury

Fulham striker Moussa Dembele has been cleared of serious injury after the horror challenge by Andy Wilkinson in stoppage time at the end of the 2-0 Carling Cup defeat at Stoke.

Fulham striker Moussa Dembele has been cleared of serious injury after the horror challenge by Andy Wilkinson in stoppage time at the end of the 2-0 Carling Cup defeat at Stoke.

Cottagers boss Mark Hughes was left fuming at the tackle that threatened to deny him of yet another striker just days after Bobby Zamora's leg break and ligament damage ruled him out for five months.

But the news is good for the £5million summer signing from AZ Alkmaar who has impressed since his arrival at Craven Cottage and now has a crucial role to play, with Andy Johnson also still several weeks from a first-team return following his battle with a knee injury.

 
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