Paul Gallagher could return to the Leicester starting line-up for the visit of Barnsley.

The forward missed the home win over Millwall a fortnight ago with a knee injury sustained during the FA Cup replay defeat to Manchester City at Eastlands.

He returned to action as a second-half substitute against Sheffield United on Tuesday night and suffered no ill effects following a 30-minute cameo at Bramall Lane.

Chelsea left-back Patrick Van Aanholt made his debut against the Blades and the Dutchman should keep his place to make his first home appearance.

Sven-Goran Eriksson does have options should he wish to freshen things up. Bruno Berner, Jack Hobbs, Matt Oakley, Steve Howard and Martyn Waghorn all started on the bench in midweek.

Source: PA