Sam Allardyce has confirmed Vince Grella will be part of the Blackburn squad travelling to Stoke following the midfielder's recovery from a thigh problem.
Grella has not played in the Rovers first team since sustaining the injury against Tottenham in December.
Lars Jacobsen is also back in training after his thigh injury but is not yet ready to return to competitive action, while David Dunn (calf) remains sidelined and new signing Yildiray Basturk is still working on his match fitness and will not feature at the Britannia Stadium.
Team (from): Robinson, Olsson, Chimbonda, Samba, Nelsen, Salgado, Pedersen, Givet, Grella, Nzonzi, Hoilett, Andrews, Emerton, Di Santo, Diouf, Kalinic, Jones, Brown, Reid, Roberts, Linganzi.
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