The Brazil midfielder is poised for his first QPR action since suffering a knee injury in November.
Boss Chris Ramsey could also be able to call upon Nedum Onuoha (hamstring) and Maurico Isla (knee), who could both be fit.
Arsenal midfielder Aaron Ramsey will be available for Wednesday’s trip to QPR having recovered from a hamstring injury.
The Wales international has been missing since February 10 after a third hamstring issue of the season but has returned to training ahead of schedule and could feature at Loftus Road.
Jack Wilshere (ankle) will miss out, as will Mathieu Flamini (hamstring), Abou Diaby (calf) and Mathieu Debuchy (shoulder) but Francis Coquelin could play despite fracturing his nose in Sunday’s win over Everton.