Sunderland striker Darren Bent will be fit for the Barclays Premier League clash with Aston Villa.
The 26-year-old came through Monday night's 0-0 draw at Blackburndespite missing 10 days' training with the groin injury he picked up onEngland duty, but has now fully recovered.
Full-back Kieran Richardson is likely to miss out after suffering asetback in his battle against a hamstring problem, while Andy Reid isout with a similar problem.
Manager Steve Bruce has no other fitness concerns and only DavidMeyler, who is back in training after a knee injury, and FraizerCampbell (also knee) remain on the sidelines.
Provisional squad:Mignolet, Gordon, Onuoha, Bardsley, Angeleri, Bramble, Turner,Ferdinand, Mensah, Da Silva, Cattermole, Riveros, Henderson,Malbranque, Elmohamady, Zenden, Bent, Gyan, Welbeck.
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