The influential attacker has been missing for almost two months with a fractured fibula but is fit again and has had a full week on the training pitch.
Maguire is unlikely to be able to complete 90 minutes in all of those but he will bring a different dimension that the Black Cats boss knows could be crucial.
Stendel has already been spoken to, who was reportedly left needing emergency dental treatment following the incident which occurred in the tunnel at Oakwell on Saturday.
“He only started training towards the end of last week and by his own admission, its not easy after seven or eight weeks out.
A calf strain ruled Anderson out of Rovers 2-0 win over Plymouth Argyle but McCann is expecting Whiteman to return after recovering from an ankle ligament injury.
“He knew he was a bit off it, not physically, just his touch and everything. So having a full week has been a big help in that regard.
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“At this stage of the season you always look for the ones who can handle the demands of these fixtures in terms of the pressure,” Ross added.
“A natural number ten, that ability to play up and drop in, hes got that little bit of something different.
Sunderland duo Flanagan and Baldwin came under criticism after they shipped five goals to Coventry City on Saturday, the clubs first defeat since December.
The Doncaster Free Press report midfielder Ben Whiteman is fit and available for selection having returned to training from an ankle injury.
Going into the game the Black Cats are third in the table, two points behind second place Barnsley with a game in hand.
And manager Grant McCann has been handed a further boost, with John Marquis also having been passed fit having completed the concussion recovery protocol.
Sunderland lost their unbeaten home record with a chaotic 5-4 defeat against Coventry City last time out and McCann is hoping to pile on more pressure.
The Doncaster Free Press report: The striker returned to training earlier this week and is expected to return to the starting XI on Friday.
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One player who will not be part of the squad for the trip to the Stadium of Light is defender Tom Anderson.
The centre half suffered a calf injury in training last week which kept him out of the win over Plymouth.
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Jack Ross is hoping to have several players back available, with Lee Cattermole pushing for a first team recall after an ankle injury.