Hodgson left sweating on duo

Fulham manager Roy Hodgson has revealed that Damien Duff and Bobby Zamora are both injury concerns ahead of next week’s Europa League Final against Atletico Madrid.

Winger Duff limped out of Wednesday’s 1-0 defeat to Stoke City at Craven Cottage with a leg muscle problem.

Meanwhile, nineteen goal top-scorer Zamora missed the game as he continues to be troubled by an Achilles problem.

“Duff was taken off at half-time because he took a kick a while ago and we think one of his muscles was cramping up,” said Hodgson, whose side lost to an 83rd minute winner from Stoke’s Matthew Etherington.

“That was a blow of course. We hope it’s not too serious.

“I hope he’ll be fit for the final. There’s a week to go now. The medical staff don’t think it’s a muscle tear or anything like that.

“They think that it’s something to do with a kick he took a while ago which is switching off the muscle.

“Bobby stands a chance of making it but he’s not making vast amounts of progress on a daily basis so it could be touch and go.”

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