CLINT Dempsey is pushing for a start at Old Trafford on Sunday after making a shock return in last night's Europa League defeat to Juventus .
The US flyer has been sidelined since late January with a knee injury, but played half an hour in the 3-1 reverse in Turin.
Meanwhile, Fulham boss Roy Hodgson has Nicky Shorey and Stefano Okaka available again after missing the trip to Italy.
However, the Whites are still without long-term crocks Andy Johnson, John Pantsil and Kagisho Dikgacoi, while Danny Murphy (groin) is a doubt.
Defender Chris Smalling is unavailable under the terms of his loan agreement with Man U.