The Zimbabwean was released by City at the end of last season but earned a one-year contract at Rovers after training with the squad over the summer.
Double trouble: Olsson (left) and Andrews are both set to miss out
Keith Andrews (groin) remains sidelined while Martin Olsson is a doubt with a shoulder problem but striker Jason Roberts returns to the squad after resolving his differences with Allardyce.
Team (from): Robinson, Bunn, Olsson, Samba, Givet, Nelsen, Salgado, Jones, Pedersen, Nzonzi, Kalinic, E-H Diouf, M B Diouf, Emerton, Hoilett, Chimbonda, Grella, Dunn, Benjani, Roberts, Linganzi.
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