Robert Huth is back at Stoke City Football Cub after completing his three-match suspension.
The defender accepted a violent charge from the Football Association relating to an incident during their 1-0 defeat at Fulham last month.
Huth is expected to be back in action for Saturday's Barclays Premier Leagure game against Everton.
Stoke's boss, Tony Pulis is expected to have a full squad to choose from for the fixture.
Stoke City have moved swiftly to ensure one of their key players remains a part of the squad until 2016.
Robert Huth was a record Stoke transfer when he joined Tony Pulis' side for £6 million from Middlesbrough in 2009 and has now signed a three-year contract extension.
The German international, has been a near ever present in the Stoke team over the last three yearsand has made 130 appearances in total, scoring 17 goals.
The defender, who will celebrate his 28th birthday on the opening day of the 2012-13 BarclaysPremier League season, still had another year to run on his present contract, but City were eager to secure his long term future.