Trinidad & Tobago international Chris Birchall is training with the Seagulls and could turn out for the reserves in tomorrow night's Sussex Senior Cup match at Horsham YMCA (7.45).
Albion boss Micky Adams signed the midfielder while Coventry boss in 2006, luring him to the Ricoh Arena from Port Vale after watching him appear for Trinidad & Tobago in the World Cup.
Birchall qualifies for the Soca Warriors by virtue of his mother, who was born in Port of Spain, and has scored four goals in 31 appearances for his country.
The 24-year-old, who enjoyed a loan spell with Carlisle before Christmas, had his contract with the Sky Blues terminated by mutual consent last week.
Adams told seagulls.co.uk, "I signed Chris at Coventry after the World Cup in 2006.
"He is a hard-working midfield player who can play in the centre or on the right.
"Hopefully we will take a look at him in action if the game goes ahead tomorrow night."
Kerry Mayo is also named in the squad for Tuesday night's game as he looks to get more match action under his belt.
The reserves will play a rearranged totesport.com combination fixture against Reading on Tuesday 13th January at Culver Road, Lancing (kick-off 7pm).
Meanwhile, Tommy Elphick this afternoon put pen-to-paper on his new contract, keeping him at the club until the end of the 2012 season.
Possible Albion Squad v Horsham: Pelling, Brencher, Mayo, Loft, Cook, Dunk, Robinson, Wills, Upton, Dixon, Royce, Birchall, Brinkhurst, Barker, Crichton (GK), Cooper, Smith.