The fiery midfielder collected his fifth booking of the season in Saturday's 2-0 defeat at Burnley and serves a one-match ban.
Andy Johnson is fit after a hamstring problem and could be added to the squad but fellow striker Bobby Zamora (knee) and defender Nedum Onouha (hamstring) are still on the sidelines.
Wigan goalkeeper Scott Carson faces a spell on the sidelines with an ankle injury.
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