Crystal Palace's Christian Benteke is available for selection again after a one- match ban, which saw him miss the draw at Swansea on Boxing Day.

Joel Ward is still struggling with a groin problem.

Arsenal defender Nacho Monreal is a doubt with an ankle injury suffered against Liverpool.

Forward Olivier Giroud and midfielder Aaron Ramsey remain sidelined with hamstring problems along with Santi Cazorla who has an ankle injury.