Wigan v MK Dons preview
Wigan midfielder Ben Watson, whose header secured victory over Manchester City in the 2013 final, has a foot injury and will be missing for the holders on Saturday.
Manchester United loanee Nick Powell is available but he has been nursing a hamstring injury of late and boss Uwe Rosler has hinted at changes.
Rob Kiernan is cup-tied while defender Ivan Ramis has a groin injury and joins the likes of winger Shaun Maloney (shoulder) and defender Gary Caldwell (hip) on the sidelines.
Meanwhile, Dale Jennings and Jason Banton are not available for MK Dons' FA Cup tie at Wigan.
The on-loan wingers see their stay in Milton Keynes end on Sunday but Dons boss Karl Robinson told the media on Thursday that they have played their last games for the club and will return to Barnsley and Crystal Palace respectively.
The third-round tie will mark the end of Patrick Bamford's time at the club. The on-loan Chelsea striker is set to join Championship club Derby next week and will pull on a Dons shirt for the final time at the DW Stadium.
Robinson does not expect to have any new injury problems.