The winger starts at Broadhall Way amid intense speculation over his future and Wigan’s interest.
New boy Marcus Harness is on the bench after his mid-week arrival from Burton Albion with Ross McCrorie starting in midfield.
It appears midfielder Tom Naylor is partnering Paul Downing in the middle of the defence.
Pompey: MacGillivray, Walkes, Naylor, Downing, Brown, Close, McCrorie, Lowe, Pitman, Curtis, Harrison. Subs: Bass, Raggett, Haunstrup, Cannon, Dennis, Harness, Evans, Burgess.