However, it would be a surprise if he were to start as the manager tends to re-introduce players slowly after injury.
That would put him in line for a start against Swansea but he has clearly made faster progress than many expected.
At his morning press conference – said: “We’ve got a little bit of fatigue still from Saturday’s game. The biggest doubt is Mark Noble who had another kick on his calf which he played through against Newcastle.
“Enner Valencia is back in the squad and he’ll be training with is today whilst Winston Reid comes back from suspension.”