The midfielder provided the only bright spot at Middlesbrough with a delightful free-kick within five minutes of coming on as substitute on his return after a lengthy stint on the sidelines.
He's now set for his first home appearance since sustaining a stress fracture of the foot against West Brom back in December.
Christian Ziege is pressing for an amazing return to action following both his thigh injury on Boxing Day and a knee problem during his rehabilitation - but the final game of the season may just arrive to early.
Youngster Mark Yeates, on the bench at Boro, is expected to be named in the squad again.
Neil Sullivan may return after missing last week with an elbow problem but Dean Richards (ankle), Darren Anderton (knee), Steffen Iversen (ribs) and Gary Doherty (knee) will all miss out.
Jamie Redknapp will look to pick up where he left off last week in our final Premiership match against Blackburn at the Lane on Sunday.