Derby remain at the summit of the Championship table after Craig Bryson's late goal gave them a 2-1 victory at Watford.
Watford midfielder Almen Abdi is available for the visit of leaders Derby County on Saturday.
Former Derby coach Steve Taylor has rejoined the club's staff after a nine-year absence.
Derby have extended the loan spell of Stoke goalkeeper Jack Butland, with the 21-year-old to stay another seven days at the iPro Stadium.
George Thorne has set his sights on helping Derby to gain promotion to the Premier League when he returns from injury in the new year.
Derby first-team coach Paul Simpson has issued a positive update on several County players coming back from injury lay-offs.
Johnny Russell has replaced Derby team-mate Craig Bryson in the Scotland squad.
Derby County sent out a message to the rest of the Sky Bet Championship when they demolished Wolves 5-0 with a superb exhibition of attacking football at the iPro Stadium.