The defender was on the bench following a spell out with a hamstring injury as the Addicks' three-game winning streak came to an end with a 2-1 defeat by Sheffield Wednesday last weekend.
Striker Ricardo Fuller is also pushing to face his old employers after coming on as a substitute against the Owls.
Winger Danny Green and forward Bradley Wright-Phillips are available after proposed deadline-day moves to Swindon fell through.
Striker Danny Haynes is close to fitness after a hamstring injury and will be assessed but midfielder Andy Hughes is still on the comeback trail after a long-term Achilles problem and is not ready to return.
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