Arsenal could still be without both Jack Wilshere and Theo Walcott for their Barclays Premier League trip to West Brom on Saturday.
Wilshere (ankle) and Walcott (hip/thigh) have returned to training but assistant manager Steve Bould has only give the England pair an "outside chance" of being involved at the Hawthorns.
Abou Diaby (knee) is a long-term absentee for the Gunners, with manager Arsene Wenger again having to make a decision on whether to recall captain Thomas Vermaelen.
West Brom midfielder Youssouf Mulumbu is ruled out of the clash with Arsenal through suspension.
The DR Congo international will start a three game-ban for his red card for violent conduct during the 3-1 away defeat against West Ham last weekend.
But Albion have a ready-made replacement in James Morrison who has recovered from a hamstring injury suffered against Stoke before the recent international break.
West Brom: Foster, Myhill, Daniels, Reid, Jones, Olsson, McAuley, Tamas, Ridgewell, Popov, Dorrans, Yacob, Brunt, Morrison, Thomas, Lukaku, Long, Fortune, Odemwingie, Rosenberg, Sawyers, Brown.
Arsenal: Fabianski, Szczesny, Sagna, Vermaelen, Mertesacker, Monreal, Gibbs, Jenkinson, Koscielny, Cazorla, Arteta, Wilshere, Ramsey, Rosicky, Coquelin, Oxlade-Chamberlain, Walcott, Arshavin, Podolski, Gervinho, Giroud.