Bailly, 26, missed much of the first half of the season with a muscle injury but he has enjoyed an extended run in the starting XI in recent weeks. But he was notably missing from the squad which went on to beat Liverpool 3-2 and progress to the FA Cup fifth round on Sunday.
"We had cover on the bench and Victor was ready so there was no point on taking a risk with Eric.
"He's fine, there's no problem. I can't say if he's playing or not, but he's fit and available for selection for Wednesday."