The defender sits out the final game of his three-match ban after receiving a red card in the 1-1 draw with Huddersfield.
Danny Gabbidon will continue in his absence and make his first start at Selhurst Park since joining the club in September.
Jonathan Williams made his first appearance since October during Saturday's 2-2 draw with Nottingham Forest following a groin problem and the midfielder will be looking for another run-out.
But skipper Paddy McCarthy remains sidelined with the groin injury that has prevented him playing this campaign.
Palace have won just once in their last eight games and have slipped to fourth, seven points behind leaders Cardiff.
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