Alex Marrow is poised to return to the Crystal Palace squad for the visit of Reading.
The former Blackburn midfielder has missed the last three matches due to an ankle injury but is expected to be passed fit in time to face the Royals.
Left-back David Wright has been deputising in midfield and could be the man to give way.
Nathaniel Clyne is playing despite an ongoing knee problem which has restricted his training and should be okay to continue, but fellow full-back Lee Hills remains a long-term absentee with a knee injury.
Everton loanee James Vaughan will continue as the lone frontman with boss Dougie Freedman sticking with the 4-5-1 formation which has brought eight consecutive clean sheets at Selhurst Park.