The England youth defender, just 17, has been named in boss Chris Hughton's starting line-up for the FA Premier Reserve League encounter at The Dell.
Chris will field a mixture of experience and youth against the Saints.
Expected starting line-up: Walker, Hillier, Bowditch, Toner, Thelwell, Gardner, Davies, Jackson, McEwen, Korsten, Etherington. Subs: Kamanan, Kelly, Ferguson, Barnard, Jonsson.
Ben Bowditch will celebrate signing his professional contract by making his reserve team debut at Southampton on Monday night.