The midfielder was sent off for two bookable offences, the second an alleged dive, during Tuesday night's 2-1 win at Crawley and serves a one-match ban.
Harry Forrester dropped out of the squad in midweek so he could return to vie with Toumani Diagouraga and Marcello Trotta for a place in the starting line-up.
On-loan Everton left-back Jake Bidwell was also rested at the Broadfield Stadium and is pushing to return.
Bees boss Uwe Rosler has no new injury worries but is still without Kevin O'Connor and Farid El Alagui.
Midfielder O'Connor is sidelined by a long-term ankle injury and striker El Alagui is recovering from a knee problem.
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- Marcello Trotta
- Toumani Diagouraga
- Jake Bidwell