Walsall will be without suspended striker Troy Deeney for Monday's home clash with Wycombe.

Deeney received a straight red card for deliberate handball in Saturday's 1-1 draw at Stockport.

But the Saddlers will be boosted by the return of skipper Mark Hughes, who returns to the squad following a three-game ban.

Matt Richards has been sidelined for two matches with an ankle problem, but could also return to give manager Chris Hutchings more options at the back.

Winger Peter Till remains sidelined with a hamstring strain and Clayton McDonald sits out the final game of his three-match suspension.

Walsall, eight points clear of the drop zone, are chasing their first win in four matches after successive defeats and a draw have seen them slip into the bottom half of the table.

Wycombe boss Gary Waddock has a host of defensive problems.

Waddock lost right-back Julian Kelly after just 18 minutes of the 2-1 defeat to Huddersfield on Saturday and the on-loan Reading defender could be out for the season after tearing a hamstring.

Ready-made replacement Lewis Hunt is also missing after he injured his groin in training on Good Friday, so winger Kevin Betsy could be forced to fill in at the back.

Brentford loanee Alan Bennett is out for the season after picking up an ankle injury in training but left-back Craig Woodman will return.

Woodman missed the Terriers clash because his partner went into labour but he is expected to feature at the Bescot.

However, centre-half Leon Johnson is still out as he recovers from surgery on his hip injury and midfielders Lewwis Spence (knee) and Ian Westlake (knee) are also sidelined.

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