The midfielder has flown under the radar this season due to his injury problems.
Smith Rowe went through with surgery to fix an ongoing groin issue in September.
"Hopefully [I'll be back] by the first game after the World Cup," he said recently to Sky Sports at a Formula One race.
"I'm actually out here doing rehab, today was my day off, I'm back training tomorrow. I'm back on the pitch, it's going well."