The on-loan Manchester United youngster took a whack on the head at Middlesbrough on Saturday which forced him to miss Tuesday's 1-1 draw at Ipswich.
Striker Heidar Helguson is close to returning from the calf injury he suffered last month but the clash may come too soon.
Nathan Ellington could push for a rare start after his late leveller as a substitute at Portman Road.
Skipper Jay DeMerit is still recovering from his recent eye surgery so fellow centre-half Adrian Mariappa keeps the armband.
Rookie goalkeeper Jonathan Bond, 16, will be on the bench again if Richard Lee does not recover from his knee injury.