Moussa Dembele will miss the game with a knee problem, but Fulham will be boosted by Simon Davies’ return to action after a calf injury.
Chris Baird serves the second game of a two-match ban and Damien Duff is out with an Achilles injury.
Arsenal will hand late fitness tests to Samir Nasri (hamstring), Abou Diaby (calf) and Gael Clichy (hamstring) ahead of the game.
Tomas Rosicky (thigh), Johan Djourou (ankle) and Laurent Koscielny (thigh) will also be assessed, having missed last week’s home defeat by Aston Villa.
Captain Cesc Fabregas remains sidelined by a thigh problem.
Fulham (from): Schwarzer, Hangeland, Senderos, Hughes, Salcido, Etuhu, Davies, Murphy, Sidwell, Greening, Dempsey, Zamora, Johnson, Stockdale, Kelly, Gudjohnsen, Kakuta, Baird, Gera.
Arsenal (from): Szczesny, Gibbs, Squillaci, Vermaelen, Sagna, Arshavin, Song, Ramsey, Wilshere, Walcott, van Persie, Lehmann, Chamakh, Bendtner, Denilson, Eboue, Nasri, Diaby, Clichy, Rosicky, Djourou, Koscielny.