The former Everton and Sunderland midfielder has been out since October with a calf injury but is close to returning to action.
Striker Collins John remains on the sidelines, however, after undergoing hernia surgery last week.
Head coaches Edgar Davids and Mark Robson will have to make at least one change to the side narrowly beaten at Dagenham last week as Krystian Pearce's loan spell from Notts County has come to an end.
Jonathan Fortune or Andy Iro are set to step into the back four in Pearce's absence.
Ishmail Kamara is still recovering from a shoulder operation and fellow striker Steve Kabba remains sidelined by a knee problem.