The striker has been in great form for the Blues since joining on loan from Burnley in the summer.
Gary Rowett faces a potentially tricky test on his return to the Pirelli Stadium.
The last few years haven't been easy for Lukas Jutkiewicz but all that frustration came pouring out in the 92nd minute at St Andrews.
Barton has joined Mark Warburton's Glasgow Rangers side after starring in the Championship last season.
Lukas Jutkiewicz has said that Barton's public persona "couldn't be further from the truth" and hailed the midfielder's attitude.
Lukas Jutkiewicz, who played with the two stars as a youngster at Southampton, says it was Theo Walcott who always impressed more than the world-record signing.
HITC Sport understands Burnley have suffered a major injury blow with Lukas Jutkiewicz facing a lengthy spell on the sidelines.
Nottingham Forest are willing to sell Henri Lansbury to Burnley, but only with a player in exchange.
Leeds United are allegedly pursuing Burnley striker Lukas Jutkiewicz.
New Nottingham Forest manager Dougie Freedman has had great success working with Lukas Jutkiewicz previously.
With goals hard to come by, Burnley manager Sean Dyche will naturally want to bring a new striker to Turf Moor in January - and has been linked with Jozy Altidore.
Burnley striker Sam Vokes returned to light training this week after suffering cruciate ligament damage in March - and the Clarets may need his goals.