Crawley boss Gabriele Cioffi still has lingering injury issues to deal with ahead of his side’s League Two clash with Walsall.
Joe McNerney and Ashley Nadesan are both on the comeback trail but will not be ready to feature against the Saddlers.
But there is better news concerning midfielder George Francomb, who could return after missing the Carabao Cup win over Stoke with a toe problem.
Striker Denzeil Boadu and winger Gyliano Van Velzen are both waiting for their Crawley debuts after arriving at the club in early September.
Walsall’s injury problems increased in the wake of last weekend’s 1-0 win over Scunthorpe.
The Saddlers have been struggling with absentees all season and striker Caolan Lavery could join them on the sidelines after pulling his hamstring.
Boss Darrell Clarke is already resigned to being without Elijah Adebayo, Cameron Pring and Shay Facey for at least another week.
However, defender Kory Roberts has returned to training after breaking his leg during pre-season.