"His knee’s not looking too good at the moment. He’ll have scans and everything and we’ll see how he is,” commented Rams boss Nigel Clough who had said that Coutts was knocking on the door for a starting place in his Championship XI.
Both Derby and Nottingham Forest suffered narrow defeats in the League Cup ahead of the big East Midlands derby on Saturday.
Billy Davies made a number of changes to his side at Burnley and took the positives after his fringe players made their case to face Derby.
“Certainly there were one or two good performances and we are still a side that is going very well. We gave Burnley a good game.”
Source: Forest MAD