Tommy Elphick has not enjoyed the best time since arriving at Aston Villa in the summer.
Corey Blackett-Taylor made his Aston Villa debut in the recent defeat against Huddersfield Town.
The Aston Villa defender has watched from the bench as they have taken six points from their last two matches.
The Aston Villa defender has not been good enough this season.
The 32-year-old centre-back would be a surprise addition at Aston Villa - though he may be required.
The defender started the season as Aston Villa captain, but could have been bound for Queens Park Rangers had circumstances been different.
Aston Villa and Nottingham Forest went head-to-head this weekend.
Bruce has hinted that he could be set to recall a summer signing this weekend.
Aston Villa's deadline day involved a Championship clash with Brentford.
Tommy Elphick and Gabriel Agbonlahor could leave Aston Villa today.
Aston Villa needed a late Aaron Tshibola goal to salvage a 1-1 draw at home against Newcastle United.
Roberto Di Matteo's men picked up their second clean sheet of the season as they drew 0-0 with the Rams at the iPro Stadium on Saturday evening.
A Rudy Gestede brace and Jack Grealish strike secured Roberto Di Matteo's side an easy 3-0 victory over the Millers on Saturday afternoon at Villa Park.