The French midfielder has resumed training following a three-match lay-off with an ankle injury.
Luke Chambers will be hoping to keep his place in the side having been recalled against Sheffield United.
Chambers, who had sat out eight matches after losing his place in the centre of defence to Kelvin Wilson, lined up at right-back for the goalless draw at Bramall Lane.
Fellow defender Julian Bennett (knee) remains the only player unavailable to boss Billy Davies, who will be back in the dug-out in south Wales after a virus forced the Scot to miss Tuesday night’s game.
Fourth-placed Forest will be looking to extend their 12-match unbeaten run against the team immediately below them in the Championship table.