Wolves skipper Karl Henry will return from suspension for the home Barclays Premier League clash with Manchester City.
The midfielder has served a three-match suspension following his sending-off against Wigan a month ago.
Central defender Jody Craddock is still sidelined with a thigh injury but is hoping to return to action in two weeks' time, while Stephen Hunt is in contention to make his first league start since his summer move from Hull after recovering from a foot injury.
Ahead of the game, Wolves winger Matt Jarvis has revealed he takes inspiration from Ryan Giggs as he sets his sights on making his international breakthrough with England.
Jarvis is on England coach Fabio Capello's radar and there is speculation he could be called up for next month's friendly with France at Wembley.
It would be a just reward for the progress the 24-year-old has made during the past 12 months, although he insists his feet remain firmly on the ground.
Jarvis told Press Association Sport: "It is flattering when people mention your name regarding England.
"To be put alongside the names in the England squad at the moment is fantastic.
"We will have to wait and see. I'm just trying to play well week in and week out for the club and if it does happen, it's fantastic.
"But you watch the World Cup in the summer and it would be a massive personal achievement to play in a competition like. It would be incredible.
"My idol has always been Giggs from growing up. I played on the wing and when I was younger he was lightning quick, running around everyone and scoring.
"He was the player I always watched, as well as Marc Overmars and players like that, but Giggs is still playing now and is still an amazing player.
"He has adapted in terms of how he plays now. He is extremely fit as well.
"It inspires you to have a long career. I am enjoying the licence I've got to use my pace and get past players."
Manchester City captain Carlos Tevez will miss the trip with a thigh injury.
Tevez came off during the 3-0 defeat to Arsenal last weekend after suffering a dead leg and has been given permission by City boss Roberto Mancini to travel to Argentina to visit his family before reporting back on Monday.
Dedryck Boyata is supended following his sending-off against the Gunners, while Aleksandar Kolarov (ankle) and Michael Johnson (toe) are still not ready to return to first-team action - but Kolo Toure should be fit to feature having missed the last three games with a hamstring problem.
Ahead of the game, Roberto Mancini has admitted Roque Santa Cruz deserves better than his current predicament at Manchester City and hopes the Paraguay international can find another club in January.
Santa Cruz has played only once this season and was recently quoted as stating his desire to leave City in the next transfer window.
It has been a disappointing time for the striker at Eastlands since his arrival from Blackburn in 2009 and today Mancini gave the green light for Santa Cruz to move on.
"Roque is a fantastic man and a good player, but he knows the situation here," the City manager said.
"I am very sorry for him because Roque deserves to play every game, because he works very well.
"But it is difficult at the moment. I hope for him that he can go to play for another team, because he deserves this."
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