Leicester look set to be without on-loan goalkeeper Chris Kirkland when they travel to Watford.
The 29-year-old has suffered a recurrence of his back injury and returned to parent club Wigan last Sunday for treatment, so Chris Weale is likely to keep his place.
Defender Miguel Vitor is fit again after a thigh strain and will be added to the squad.
Bulgarian Aleksandar Tunchev is still missing, but could finally return to full training next week.
Tunchev has been on the sidelines for nearly two years after tearing his cruciate ligament, but has made good progress in his recovery recently.
City climbed to 14th after last weekend's 1-0 win over Nottingham Forest, their fourth victory in six matches.