Hull could have Sone Aluko back for the first time since October when they make the trip to Sunderland.
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The forward has been restricted to just eight appearances this season due to an Achilles problem but is pushing for a place on the bench having played an hour for the reserves.
Steve Harper will continue in goal as Allan McGregor serves the second match of a three-game suspension, while James Chester (hamstring) is the only injury absentee.
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Hull (from): Harper, Jakupovic, McShane, Davies, Bruce, Huddlestone, Rosenior, Elmohamady, Meyler, Brady, Long, Jelavic, Quinn, Boyd, Figueroa, Fryatt, Koren, Faye, Sagbo, Aluko.