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Derby will be able to call on Andre Wisdom for the visit of Birmingham.Wisdom, who can play at right-back or as a centre-half, joined the Rams this week on loan from Liverpool and could make his debut for the club.
Defender, former Red Zak Whitbread, was withdrawn with a calf complaint against Watford last weekend and is a doubt while striker Johnny Russell missed the 3-2 win at Vicarage Road with what turned out to be a fractured fibula and he will remain on the sidelines.
Head coach Steve McClaren will continue to be without midfielders Paul Coutts (dislocated kneecap), Jeff Hendrick (ankle) and James Bailey (knee) and goalkeeper Adam Legzdins (ankle).