The teams are in from Bramall Lane ahead of this afternoon's festive clash with Sheffield United.
Jonson Clarke-Harris, Genseric Kusunga and Connor Brown return to the starting line up for Latics with Cliff Byrne taking his place on the bench following his return from a loan spell at Scunthorpe.
Carl Winchester and Ellis Plummer drop to the bench after Saturday's home defeat by Colchester with Clarke-Harris taking the place of former Blade Danny Philliskirk. For Sheffield United ex-Latics Jose Baxter,Aidy White and Chris Porter all start.
Latics line up:
Sheffield United line up: Long, White, Maguire, Hill, Doyle, Porter, Baxter, Miller, McGinn, Collins, McMahon.
Sheffield United subs: Howard, Flynn, Taylor, Coady, Brandy, Lappin, Murphy.
Asst Referees:Paul Davison Geoffrey Liddle
4th Official:Rob Lewis