Burton boss Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink is hopeful of signing Derby midfielder Ivan Calero on loan ahead of next week's transfer deadline.
Derby have been dealt a blow with the news that Johnny Russell could be out for up to six weeks with a hamstring injury.
Derby moved back up to second in the Sky Bet Championship as on-loan striker Darren Bent came off the bench to score two goals which earned them a hard-fought 2-0 win to deflate Blackburn.
George Thorne made his long-awaited comeback from injury with a run out for Derby County's Under-21s.
Bradford's reward for knocking Chelsea out of the FA Cup is a fifth-round showdown with either Sunderland or Fulham.
Johnny Russell will miss out when Derby resume their Championship promotion challenge against Blackburn at the iPro Stadium.
Crewe Alexandra have signed goalkeeper Ross Etheridge on loan from Championship outfit Derby County.
On-loan striker Darren Bent was on target as Derby beat Chesterfield 2-0 in the FA Cup fourth round at the iPro Stadium on Saturday.