Charlton goalkeeper Stephen Henderson is set to miss the visit of Derby.
Sky Sports understands Derby County are poised to sign German youngster Tom Koblenz from Hoffenheim.
Derby manager Steve McClaren called for more quality in front of goal after his side drew 0-0 at Sheffield Wednesday in the Sky Bet Championship.
Motherwell have boosted their defensive options with the signing of Derby County youngster Mark O'Brien.
Ipswich Town have completed the signing of striker Conor Sammon on a season-long loan from Derby County.
Latest signing Stevie May is poised to make his Sheffield Wednesday debut in their first home league game of the season against Derby.
Louis van Gaal's Manchester United will face MK Dons in the second round of the Capital One Cup.
Steve McClaren believes on-loan striker Leon Best is capable of 'fulfilling his potential again' at Derby County.