9. Lewis Holtby
The German joined Fulham on loan in January and instantly made an impact, helping the Cottagers to a stunning draw at Old Trafford and a good performance against Liverpool in West London. Holtby has the energy and quality to have a major impact for his adopted club but boss Felix Magath went with the more experienced pairing of Scott Parker and Steve Sidwell for Saturday’s defeat against Chelsea. If the German boss restores his compatriot to the first team, however, Holtby could provide the impetus to keep Fulham in the division.