The midfielder missed last weekend’s 1-1 draw against Wycombe with a knee injury but he has had a cortisone injection and will be available if he suffers no reaction.
Left-back Ryan Dickson had to come off against Wycombe with a knee problem and will be checked over with Sam Wood on standby to deputise.
Winger Lionel Ainsworth is pushing to make his full debut since joining on loan from Huddersfield, having made two substitute appearances.
Ainsworth came on at half-time on Saturday and could replace Sam Saunders in the starting line-up.
Goalkeeper Nikki Bull (shoulder) is still missing while out-of-favour defender Alan Bennett this week joined Wycombe on loan.