Payne will have a precautionary scan on a groin problem and the results will determine whether the midfielder is involved at the weekend.
Conor Washington, Jack Baldwin, Ben Nugent and Nicky Ajose were cup-tied on Monday night as Posh sealed a trip to Wembley next month in the Johnstone's Paint Trophy final with a penalty shoot-out win against Swindon at the County Ground.
That quartet come back into the reckoning, leaving Payne as the only possible absentee.
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- Jack Baldwin
- Ben Nugent
- Nicky Ajose