Nottingham Forest will be without Matt Mills and Hildeberto Pereira for the Championship encounter with Cardiff City.
Nottingham Forest drew 2-2 with Aston Villa on Sunday.
Carayol joined Forest this summer from Middlesbrough.
Mustapha Carayol is delighted to have signed for Nottingham Forest.
Leeds United and Wolverhampton Wanderers go head-to-head later this week.
Liam Bridcutt, Mustapha Carayol and Tom Adeyemi are all on loan at Elland Road.
The Leeds head coach has heaped praise on the two wide men.
Steve Evans says Mustapha Carayol was his plan B striker for Leeds at the weekend.
Mustapha Carayol will arrive back with the Leeds United squad on Friday morning.
The Middlesbrough owned winger was playing his second game for Gambia.