The 19-year-old has been a mainstay in the Grecians' line-up since breaking into the side earlier this season but he was rested at Rochdale having played for the club's Under-21 side against Southampton on Wednesday night.
Defender Danny Butterfield is also primed for a start after two substitute appearances in recent weeks having recovered from injury.
While Matt Oakley remains sidelined Paul Tisdale has a fully-fit squad to select from and after their fifth defeat in a row he looks likely to shuffle his pack with Jimmy Keohane, Tom Nichols and Tommy Doherty pushing for starts.
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