The Dutch midfielder steps in after missing Saturday's visit to Birmingham, but Andy Reid (foot sprain), Paul Stalteri (twisted ankle) and Anthony Gardner (shin) remain absent.
There is also a place in the squad for central defensive newcomer Dorian Dervite.
"We'll take a very strong squad to Stevenage," said boss Martin Jol. "Paul Stalteri will be out until next week, Anthony Gardner has started running again with the rehabilitation coach but Andy Reid is still out."
Squad: Cerny, Forecast, Routledge, Assou-Ekotto, Ifil, Dervite, Dawson, King, Ghaly, O'Hara, Daniels, McKenna, Davids, Huddlestone, Tainio, Keane, Defoe, Berbatov, Barnard.
Edgar Davids is added to the squad for tonight's pre-season trip to Stevenage Borough at Broadhall Way, kick-off 8pm.