Craig Bellamy is named in the starting eleven to face Huddersfield Town on Friday evening at Cardiff City Stadium.
He is likely to operate in a wide left role as part of a midfield five, with Heidar Helguson operating as the lone striker.
In other news, there is no place in the eighteen for Huddersfield's star striker Jordan Rhodes.
Cardiff City side to face Huddersfield: Marshall, McNaughton, Taylor, Hudson (c), Turner, Whittingham, Cowie, Gunnarsson, Mutch, Bellamy, Helguson. Subs: Lewis, Kiss, Velikonja, Earnshaw, Conway, Mason, Blake.
Huddersfield Town: Smithies, Dixon, Clarke (c), Lynch, Hunt, Southern, Norwood, Clayton, Scannell, Arfield, Novak. Subs: Bennett, Gerrard, Woods, Robinson, Higginbotham, Spencer, Lee.