The long-serving defender has missed the last two matches through suspension after collecting 10 bookings this season.
Midfielder Nicky Bailey is back in training after a back spasm but the clash against his former club may come too soon.
Wingers Lee Martin (foot) and Paris Cowan-Hall (ankle) are not quite ready to return and full-back Carlos Edwards (knee) is a long-term absentee.
Charlton striker Igor Vetokele is back in contention after recovering from an Achilles injury.
Defenders Rhoys Wiggins (calf) and Chris Solly (ankle), who missed the 3-2 win over Reading before the international break, could also return.
Skipper Johnnie Jackson is back in light training after a leg injury but fellow midfielder Callum Harriott is a major doubt with an ankle knock.
Winger Franck Moussa (knee) is a long-term absentee and looks likely to miss the rest of the season.
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