Bruce was part of the Hull City side that were promoted from the Championship last year and has drawn comparisons with Newcastle United.
Manchester United were defeated 1-0 by Feyenoord on Thursday night.
Chris Cohen is back whilst Nicklas Bendtner is taking strides, but Britt Assombalonga remains absent.
The Ibrox supremo will not be losing sleep over Keane's suggestion that his Rangers side is one of the worst he's seen.
Aston Villa striker Jonathan Kodjia scored in their most recent fixture against Brentford.
Both teams look set to see players return to action for tomorrow's game.
Sunderland's Lynden Gooch and and Duncan Watmore have both been selected regularly over the start of the season.
Aston Villa midfielder Jack Grealish missed their last match with injury.
Watford ace has impressed in recent weeks.
Robert Green joined Leeds United in the summer transfer window.