Ole Gunnar Solskjaer could hand debuts to Kenwyne Jones, Fabio and Wilfried Zaha when Cardiff face Norwich on Saturday.
The trio all completed moves to the Welsh club this week as the Bluebirds look to try and move off the bottom of the Premier League table.
Club captain Mark Hudson is ruled out by a hamstring problem, but Jordon Mutch and Kevin Theophile-Catherine look set to be fit enough to play some part.
Norwich midfielder Bradley Johnson is free to play against Cardiff after his red card in the midweek goalless draw with Newcastle was rescinded.
On-loan midfielder Jonas Gutierrez is available having been ineligible to face his parent club on Tuesday night. Defender Joseph Yobo has signed until the end of the season from Turkish club Fenerbahce, but the move remains subject to international clearance and paperwork.
Centre-back Michael Turner (hamstring) and midfielder Jonny Howson (back) are still sidelined, while winger Elliott Bennett also continues his rehabilitation following a serious knee injury.
Cardiff squad: Marshall, Taylor, Caulker, Turner, Whittingham, Medel, Campbell, Kim, Smith, Eikrem, Noone, Gunnarsson, Mutch, Cowie, McNaughton, Theophile-Catherine, Daehli, Lewis, Bellamy, John, Fabio, Zaha, Jones, Berget.
Norwich Squad: Ruddy, Olsson, Bassong, R Bennett, Martin, Fer, Johnson, Pilkington, Redmond, Snodgrass, Van Wolfswinkel, Bunn, Garrido, Whittaker, Becchio, Elmander, Tettey, Hooper, Josh Murphy.