Summer signing Andreas Cornelius could make his first start for the club after he was named on the bench for the weekend's Barclays Premier League clash at the Cardiff City Stadium.
Defender John Brayford could also be in line to make his debut in place of Matthew Connolly.
Accrington boss James Beattie will be without forward Danny Webber for cup clash.
The 31-year-old will serve the second of a three-match ban for picking up a red card in his side's 3-0 defeat by Bury.
Midfield duo Will Hatfield and James Gray are pushing for starts and could play some part if Beattie chooses to shuffle his pack ahead of the cup tie.
Experienced defender Nicky Hunt is expected to be sidelined for at least another month with medial crucial ligament damage.