Notts County midfielder Jim O’Brien could be available for the Sky Bet League Two game with Exeter.
O’Brien was absent for last Saturday’s stalemate with Morecambe due to a gash on his leg but has begun running again.
Magpies striker Jon Stead may also be available to manager Neal Ardley as he has returned to training after missing two games through injury.
Midfielder Will Patching and veteran forward Craig Mackail-Smith are among the players pushing for starts.
Exeter manager Matt Taylor may name an unchanged side at Meadow Lane.
The play-off-chasing Grecians have no fresh selection issues following the 3-0 victory over Colchester.
Defender Dean Moxey successfully returned from a hamstring problem in that match having not featured for three weeks.
Long-term absentee Luke Croll remains sidelined with a groin problem.