Bruno Fernandes is suspended having accumulated a yellow card in each of our two matches so far in the competition.
Donny van de Beek sustained an injury against Bournemouth on 3 January that could leave him sidelined for an extended period of time, while Jadon Sancho has returned to Carrington as he steps up his return, beginning with individual training.
Goalkeeper Ashley Maynard-Brewer missed the recent win over Lincoln City due to the implementation of concussion protocol following a training incident that saw him take a ball to the face, while fellow stopper Joe Wollacott isn’t expected to return to training for another couple of weeks yet having just had the wire removed from his fractured finger.
Defender Eoghan O’Connell entered the field for the first time since the end of October against Lincoln, but full-back Mandela Egbo will miss the upcoming game with a quad injury. The club are continuing to assess Chuks Aneke, who limped out of their warm up before a game against Portsmouth at the turn of the year, feeling his hamstring. Conor McGrandles and Terell Thomas have also stepped up their comebacks after featuring for Charlton’s Under-21s against Hull City during the week.