Middlesbrough midfielder Barry Robson remains a doubt for the npower Championship trip to Swansea.
The Scotland international missed Tuesday night's 2-0 win at Scunthorpe with a thigh muscle injury and is battling for to be fit for the game at the Liberty Stadium.
Former Celtic team-mate Stephen McManus is out with ankle ligament damage which could sideline him for some time.
However, skipper Gary O'Neil returned from a groin problem at Glanford Park and came through unscathed.
Dutch striker Marvin Emnes is technically still on loan with the Swans from Boro until next Thursday, but cannot play under the terms of the agreement between the two clubs.
Jonathan Franks (herniated disc), Willo Flood (knee), Rhys Williams (pelvis) and Matt Kilgallon (back) remain on the casualty list.