A statement on the Fulham website said: 'Having participated at the highest levels of the game, Papa Bouba
and Andrew should have known better than to respond unlawfully to the provocation to which they were apparently subjected by certain West Brom players.
The captain had been clattered in a crunching challenge by Portsmouth midfield powerhouse Papa Bouba
Portsmouth boss Harry Redknapp will lose Papa Bouba
Diop, Kanu, John Utaka, Sulley Muntari and Lauren to the African Nations Cup this week.
LATE in the second half at Anfield on Saturday, Javier Mascherano tossed the ball towards Papa Bouba
Diop following a late challenge from the Senegalese midfielder - it was the only time that the Argentinian had surrendered possession all day.
Fulham left-back Wayne Bridge (hip) misses out, Papa Bouba
Diop has returned to training after a swollen foot.
ARSENAL boss Arsene Wenger has put Fulham strong-man Papa Bouba
Diop at the top of his wanted list to replace Patrick Vieira.
FULHAM have warned clubs away from Papa Bouba
Diop after slapping a pounds 14million price tag on his head.
FULHAM boss Chris Coleman is clearly getting a little twitchy by the growing speculation linking the Blues with a summer swoop for manmountain midfielder Papa Bouba
Liverpool's Salif Diao and Papa Bouba
Diop, of Fulham, are the only other British-based players in Stephan's squad.
Redknapp is set to lose Nigerian strikers Kanu and John Utaka for African Nations Cup duty while Sulley Muntari of Ghana and Senegal's Papa Bouba
Diop will also be away.
Muntari will miss a part of the season when he plays for his country at the African Nations Cup, and boss Harry Redknapp will also lose Kanu, John Utaka and Papa Bouba
Cottagers' captain Luis Boa Morte and Senegalese midfielder Papa Bouba
Diop return from suspension but fellow midfielder Claus Jensen (groin) and German full-back Moritz Volz (ribs) remain in the Fulham treatment room.