With Peter Crouch, Peter Odemwingie and Jon Walters all doubts for Week 38, Mame Biram Diouf might be lonely on top of the Stoke City attack.
Peter Odemwingie ended a long spell on the sidelines as he returned to the Stoke City squad with a 10 minute cameo against Sunderland in Week 34.
Peter Odemwingie is coming to the end of his recovery from an ACL injury and could be ready for the bench as soon as Week 34.
Despite the striker’s worrying departure on a stretcher at The Etihad on Saturday Mark Hughes confirmed post-match that the injury suffered by Peter Odemwingie was "nothing sinister." However after a weekend of further testing fears are beginning to mount that the Nigerian striker could be ruled out for the remainder of the campaign with suspected cruciate ligament damage.
Nigeria Starting XI vs Argentina: Enyeama; Omeruo, Yobo, Ambrose, Oshaniwa; Mikel, Onazi; Babatunde, Musa, Odemwingie; Emenike.
Peter Odemwingie scored the only goal in Nigeria's 1-0 win over Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Nigeria struggled to threaten much and settled for a point in a 0-0 draw with Iran.
Peter Odemwingie was a major part of a menacing Stoke City attack that carved up the Fulham defense as he contributed a goal and an assist in a 4-1 win over the Cottagers.
Peter Odemwingie, who has been reborn since his move away from Cardiff in January, scored his fourth in nine matches and third in a row to give Stoke City a 1-0 win against Hull City.
Stoke City took all three points from VIlla Park in a convincing 4-1 win over Aston Villa.
Peter Odemwingie scored two goals to help Stoke City to a 3-1 home win over West Ham.
Peter Odemwingie left West Brom under a very dark cloud after, sometime farcically, trying to force a transfer last January. He could start against them with Cardiff, as both clubs look to arrest recent slides.
Cardiff City XI: Marshall, Taylor, Caulker (C), Turner, Whittingham, Medel, Campbell, Odemwingie, Kim, Mutch, Theophile-Catherine
Substitutes: Lewis, Hudson, Gunnarsson, Cowie, Mason, Maynard, Bellamy
Making his second start for Cardiff City, Peter Odemwingie scored his first goal for his new club, but Cardiff lose at home to Newcastle United 1-2.