Money received from progressing to the fourth round of the FA Cup will play a role in the transfer window according to Neil Harris.

The Lions overcame Hull City 2-1 at The Den thanks to two late strikes from substitute Shane Ferguson and Harris feels the financial rewards merited the strong starting XI he selected.

With Harris making no secrets of his desire to bring in fresh faces this month, the manager feels the competition will help with recruitment.

“Even for us, prize money from this round is a hell of a lot of money for us,” said Harris.

“TV money, the prize money from the round, it’s important for us moving forward in signing a player in the transfer window.

“I wanted to be competitive and wanted to win at home and I’d certainly like to draw West Ham at home in the next round!”

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Hull made eight changes from their 6-0 mauling of Bolton last time out, by contrast Harris made just the two, bringing in new signing Alex Pearce Jiri Skalak.

Harris believes their fourth successive win was important for momentum and confidence for the club who had struggled in the league earlier this season, but admitted it was tempting to give players a rest in such a fixture.

“It’s a dilemma us managers face.

“We weren’t in a luxurious position to make 6 or 7 changes, but the ones I could bring off the bench were outstanding.

“In the modern game, yes you want a strong starting XI, and you want to compete, but you need finishers for the occasion.

“Being able to bring on Shaun (Williams), Shane (Ferguson)and Steve (Morison), is invaluable and I think they made an impact.

“I’m also pleased it looks like we’ve got through injury free, which is always a worry.”

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Injury Update

With the fixture being an opportunity to rest players, it was a surprise to many that Ben Amos wasn’t recalled for Jordan Archer between the sticks.

Harris revealed that Amos suffered a chipped bone to his finger in training on Friday and as yet don’t know the extent of the damage.

There was also news on captain Shaun Hutchinson and his availability for next week’s game with Blackburn.

“He’ll possibly ready for Saturday. He’s walking but until he tries to put on a shin pad or get on the training pitch we don’t know.

We’ll see how it goes, but I thought (Alex) Pearce was outstanding today in his place.

Conor McLaughlin has also been side line and it’s expected he will be missing for a number of weeks with a quad injury.