The 22-year-old has missed the last three Latics games since being sent off moments after coming on as a substitute against Bournemouth last month. However, boss Owen Coyle is once more likely to be without striker Grant Holt, who has suffered a setback on his return from a knee injury.
Centre-backs Ivan Ramis (knee) and Gary Caldwell (hip) are not expected to be back in first-team action until the end of October
Loanees Nick Powell and Ryan Shotton, borrowed from Manchester United and Stoke respectively on transfer deadline day, are in line to make their debuts with the former likely to slot into central midfield following James McCarthy's move to Everton.
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