The Israel international missed Saturday’s dramatic 2-2 derby draw at Southampton with a calf injury and is still struggling.
Midfielder Joel Ward replaced Ben Haim at right-back while another positional change saw Greg Halford step into midfield with Ricardo Rocha recalled to the defence at centre-half.
Halford was pushed further up as youngster George Thorne has returned to West Brom after his loan spell, and his season, were cut short by an ankle injury.
Out-of-favour Forward Dave Kitson will hope to be involved again after making his first appearance in a month as a substitute at St Mary’s.
Defender Aaron Mokoena (ankle) and striker Kanu (back) still are out.
Southampton manager Mark Hughes was delighted to see his new side reach the FA Cup semi-finals but also warned that the Premier League remains a concern.
Borussia Dortmund winger Andre Schurrle was delighted with the team's hard-fought 1-0 Bundesliga victory over Hannover 96 on Sunday afternoon.
Chelsea defender Andreas Christensen has revealed that he sought advice from club legend John Terry after making a few costly mistakes recently.