The Brazilian was carried off on a stretcher with a stomach injury in the clash with West Ham on Sunday and looked set for a spell on the sidelines but the injury is not as bad as first feared and he will be able to play tonight.
Striker Emmanuel Adebayor remains suspended following his sending off against Arsenal so he can’t play but Moussa Dembele may start his first game in over a month after overcoming a hip problem.
Scott Parker (Achilles), Benoit Assou-Ekotto and Younes Kaboul (both knee) remain sidelined.
A goal apiece from James Tomkins and Luka Milivojevic handed Crystal Palace a crucial 2-0 win over Huddersfield at the John Smith's Stadium on Saturday evening.
Manchester United bounced back from their Champions League exit as they beat Brighton 2-0 at Old Trafford on Saturday night to reach the FA Cup semi-finals.
Tottenham reached the FA Cup semi-finals after they cruised to a 3-0 victory over Swansea in their quarter-final clash at the Liberty Stadium on Saturday.
Premier League basement club West Brom squandered the lead as they suffered a 2-1 defeat to Bournemouth at the Vitality Stadium on Saturday.
Chesterfield boss Jack Lester felt his side were unlucky not to claim all three points after their 1-1 draw at Cheltenham.
New Swindon manager Phil Brown revelled in his side's victory at Cambridge in his first game in charge.