Mark Hughes is expecting to be able to call upon the services of Marc Wilson after a hip injury forced the defender off at West Ham in GW32.
Marc Wilson is available for Stoke City despite breaking his hand in the Potters' 2-1 loss to Chelsea last weekend.
Marc Wilson looks set to give his side a boost as he has returned to training in the wake of a groin injury that caused him to miss recent Premier League and FA Cup matches.
Marc Wilson appears likely to join injured Ryan Shawcross on the sidelines for the visit of struggling Manchester City in Week 25.
Marc Wilson missed the match against Arsenal in Week 15 but should be ready to go again for Stoke City's Week 16 match at Selhurst Park.
Marc Wilson's recovery from a hamstring issue picked up against Spurs has not healed sufficiently for Mark Hughes to declare him likely to play against Burnley in Week 12.
Erik Pieters has joined Stoke City from PSV Eindhoven, becoming new manager Mark Hughes' first signing for the Potters.
Stoke hope to tie up Erik Pieters, Holland's first-choice left back, and make him Mark Hughes' first signing as manager.