The Irishman has made a return to the squad following his fractured leg
Defender Seamus Coleman expected to feature against Leicester for the first time in 11 months.
The Republic of Ireland international player featured with the Under-23’s win over Portsmouth last week for an hour after recovering from a double fracture of his leg last March.
Fellow defender Ramiro Funes Mori is back in training after knee surgery but is some way off a comeback, while midfielder James McCarthy has begun his rehabilitation after a double fracture of his leg last time out against West Brom.
Leicester boss Claude Puel is likely to revert to his big guns as he looks to extend the Foxes’ unbeaten run to seven games.
Peterborough, with only central defender Harry Maguire retained from the 2-0 Premier League win over Watford a week earlier.
Strikers Fousseni Diabate and Kelechi Iheanacho will hope two goals apiece will keep them in the manager’s thoughts, but the game comes too soon for skipper Wes Morgan as he continues his recovery from a hamstring injury while strikers Leonardo Ulloa and Ahmed Musa have gone out on loan.