Cheltenham defender set for Long spell on the sidelines
Cheltenham defender Sean Long is expected to be out for several months after failing to overcome a hip problem.
The full-back has had a scan, with boss Michael Duff admitting he might need an operation.
Lewis Freestone will be assessed ahead of the game after suffering a gashed foot.
Goalkeeper Scott Flinders remains a long-term absentee and is not expected to return until January after fracturing his tibia and fibula at the start of the year.
Morecambe’s Aaron Wildig will be assessed for the trip.
The midfielder missed has missed the Shrimps’ opening two games of the season through sickness.
Sam Lavelle has recovered from a knock he suffered in pre-season after playing and scoring in the EFL Trophy defeat to Rochdale in midweek.
Morecambe finished 22nd after last season was ended early by the coronavirus crisis.