The England goalkeeper has featured in the last two U21 games.
"John's played two games now and I also have to be conscious of what Mark Bunn has done and Mark has been excellent for us," Hughton said. "It's very difficult for John, he's been out for a period of time. He's done everything he can in training and they are the decisions I have to make. He's back in training now and we'll see how he goes this week and we'll assess it this week. His recovery is fine. We have no problems with the injury. "