Luke Thomas available as Coventry look to end week on a high

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Coventry will look to put off-field matters to one side when they take on Oxford in Sky Bet League One on Saturday.

Coventry will look to put off-field matters to one side when they take on Oxford in Sky Bet League One on Saturday.

Sky Blues fans have been protesting this week after the club’s owners turned down the latest takeover bid from two local businessman.

Boss Mark Robins should have Derby loanee Luke Thomas available.

He was taken to hospital last weekend after suffering a blow to the mouth in the win over Peterborough – he then received the all-clear.

Conor Chaplin (ankle),Max Biamou and Jodi Jones (both knee) could all remain sidelined.

Oxford will be without influential wingerGavin Whyte.

The 23-year-old has once again been called up to the Northern Ireland squad, although a thigh injury may rule him out of international action anyway.

StrikerJonte Smith is also on international duty with Bermuda but is not a regular in Oxford’s first-team squad.

John Mousinho returned from a calf strain for last week’s victory over Bradford as an unused substitute and will hope to feature this time.

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