Shrewsbury skipper Ian Sharps hopes to come back into full contention for the visit of Barnet.

Sharps returned as an unused substitute for last Friday`s 3-0 defeat at Southend having missed the previous two matches with a calf injury.

The centre-back suffered some minor ill-effects during training on Monday and was briefly forced back to the sidelines before returning alongside his team-mates on Thursday. Should he not experience any further problems then he will be available for selection.

Striker Tom Bradshaw misses out due to international duty with Wales` Under-21s.

Reuben Hazell is looking at around four months on the sidelines after scans showed a torn cruciate ligament in his knee, although he does not require surgery.

Fellow defender Carl Regan returned to training on Thursday after a lengthy absence with a calf problem but he is short of match practice.

Danny Senda could return for Barnet but boss Lawrie Sanchez still has problems in defence.

Right-back Senda is hoping to be fit after a fortnight out with a hamstring injury, but left-back Jordan Parkes and centre-half Darren Dennehy are doubts.

Parkes missed Tuesday night's Johnstone's Paint Trophy win at Gillingham with an ankle injury and Dennehy was a late withdrawal due to a chest infection.

Sanchez could recall striker Steve Kabba, who was rested in midweek, and also has a goalkeeping dilemma after Liam O'Brien got a rare chance ahead of regular number one Dean Brill and impressed with a string of fine saves.

Forward Ricky Holmes remains on the sidelines after he suffered concussion during last weekend's 2-1 defeat by Northampton.

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