The midfielder has been building up his fitness over the international break following his loan switch from Swansea a fortnight ago.
The Addicks have also signed Burkina Faso international Florent Rouamba on a contract until the end of the season, but the defensive midfielder has to wait for a work permit and will not be involved at the weekend.
Manager Chris Powell revealed there has been some illness in the camp this week but is hopeful the majority of his squad will be available.
Defender Leon Cort needs a check on a knee injury and midfielder Danny Hollands remains sidelined with a fractured metatarsal.
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