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Murphy expects Fulham kids to get Euro chance

Fulham captain Danny Murphy expects youngsters to get their chance in the Europa League.

After seeing off NSI with relative ease at Craven Cottage, senior players like Murphy could be rested for next week's jaunt to the Faroe Islands.

And while the 34-year-old midfielder admits that progression is not yet a done deal, he expects Jol to blood a few youngsters in the second leg.

"It is a difficult one at 3-0," he said.

"If it was five than it would probably be a little bit easier.

"I would expect one or two of the younger lads to play maybe. Of course you need a spine [of senior figures] but the difference when you play away is that it can be a bit of a dodgy pitch, a bit of a different atmosphere and so on.

"It can only take one mistake and you're a goal down after 10 minutes and all of a sudden some of the younger lads might be like 'what is going on?' so you have to be a bit careful.

"Whatever team he plays, let's be honest, we should be comfortable with a 3-0 lead. They're not particularly good and as the game went on we should have wrapped it up more really.

"It will be used as a fitness exercise I imagine and I don't know whether he will take everyone or not. He will obviously be having a think about that over the next few days."

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