Samuel was sent off in last week's 4-0 defeat against Chelsea after bringing down Didier Drogba.
Red mist: Samuel (right) was dismissed after fouling Chelsea striker Drogba
Danny Shittu and Mustapha Riga are both doubts with hamstring problems, while Sean Davis and Joey O'Brien are long-term absentees with knee injuries.
Team (from): Jaaskelainen, Al Habsi, Ricketts, Steinsson, Knight, Cahill, A O'Brien, Robinson, M Davies, Basham, Muamba, Cohen, McCann, Gardner, Taylor, K Davies, Klasnic, Lee, Elmander.
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