Number of knocks and niggles for Trotters
Bolton boss Dougie Freedman will assess a handful of knocks among his squad before the New Year's Day trip to Leeds.
Fellow midfielder Mark Davies remains out with a shoulder injury, while defender Matt Mills (thigh) is still unavailable.
Freedman has been boosted by the news that Stuart Holden is closing in on a first-team return, but the USA midfielder will stay sidelined until the end of January alongside fellow long-term knee injury victims Josh Vela and David Wheater.
David Ngog missed Saturday's 3-1 victory over Birmingham at the Reebok Stadium with a twisted ankle and fellow forward Benik Afobe was restricted to a late cameo from the bench due to a slight hamstring problem.
Republic of Ireland international Keith Andrews started and played through the pain of an Achilles complaint.