Aston Villa go into their clash with Reading looking to significantly improve following their defeat to Cardiff City at the weekend.
The 27-year-old netted 19 Championship goals for Aston Villa last term.
Fans have been voting for the best winger in the Championship, including players from Aston Villa, Derby County, Brighton, Fulham and Newcastle United.
Aston Villa beat Derby County 1-0 at Villa Park yesterday.
The Aston Villa winger should be given another chance to show what he can do from the kick-off.
Lansbury played his first game after joining Villa in Saturday's 2-2 draw with Preston North End.
With Villa looking to build on a positive run of form, the tournament could hardly be worse timed.
The Villa boss is bracing himself for a Ghana call-up for Adomah in January.
Bruce felt Albert Adomah was fouled in the penalty area.
Aston Villa midfielder was part of the only XI to be beaten by Leeds United when Dave Hockaday was manager.