Fulham could have defender Alfie Mawson back in contention following a long-term knee problem for the visit of relegation battlers Cardiff.
Midfielder Tom Cairney should be available again after missing last weekend’s win at Bournemouth following the birth of his child. Andre Schurrle may sit out Saturday’s game as his wife is due to have their baby.
On-loan Manchester United defender Timothy Fosu-Mensah continues his recovery from a knee ligament problem, while goalkeeper Marcus Bettinelli (knee) and midfielder Lazar Markovic (calf) are also in rehabilitation.
Cardiff are without midfielder Joe Ralls for the crunch Premier League trip to Fulham.
Midfielder Ralls tore his hamstring against Liverpool last weekend and will not play again this season.
Harry Arter could also miss out with a calf strain, leaving the Bluebirds light in midfield as they seek to close the three-point gap on Brighton in the final safety spot above them.