Jason Shackell had been a key member of the starting XI until September but his injury has allowed Alex Pearce to step up.
Richard Keogh and his Derby County side lie in ninth place after beating Norwich City at the weekend.
Manager Steve McClaren is expected to name an unchanged line-up as his Derby County side travel to Molineux to face Wolverhampton Wanderers - for what promises to be an entertaining Championship clash.
Derby County defeated Sheffield Wednesday 2-0 at the iPro Stadium.
Richard Keogh has told his team-mates what they need to do if they are to progress under Steve McClaren.
Keogh believes McClaren's familiarity with the club will be a positive for players and help them turn their season around.
Derby County captain Richard Keogh believes the club are back on track following a poor start to the season under Nigel Pearson.
Derby County fans took to Twitter to voice conclusions that the Rams were lucky to leave the iPro Stadium with a draw against Aston Villa
Keogh was released by the Potters in 2005 after failing to make a single first-team appearance.
The Derby captain will be hoping to start at Euro 2016.