The summer signing netted for only the third time this season last weekend as the Reds stretched their unbeaten league run to 13 matches with a 1-0 victory at the Liberty Stadium.
Dexter Blackstock and Robert Earnshaw are pushing for recalls after they were dropped to the bench in south Wales.
Boss Billy Davies has no new injury problems as he prepares to face the club he guided to the Championship play-offs in 2005 and 2006. Defender Julian Bennett (knee) and midfielder Guy Moussi (ankle) remain out.
Skipper Paul McKenna will face his former club for the first time since ending a 12-year spell at Deepdale by joining the Reds in the summer.
The match kicks off at 5.20pm.