Doncaster Rovers boss Dean Saunders will start life after Billy Sharp with the trip to Hull City on Tuesday night.
The clubs leading goalscorer signed for Southampton on Monday after two and a half years at the Keepmoat and 41 goals.
Habib Beye is out for three games following his sending off at Bristol City last time out.
Influential midfielder James Coppinger will also be missing after suffering a fractured cheekbone in the same game.
James Chambers is closing in on a return to the first team after returning to training for the first time in almost a year.
Neil Sullivan, George Friend, Pascal Chimbonda, Oscar Radford, Rachid Bouhenna, Paul Keegan and Chris Brown all remain out of the side through injury.
Hull City are hoping that Liam Rosenior will be back in the squad after missing the game against Crawley Town at the weekend.
Rosenior was forced off at Reading the previous week with an ankle injury.
The tigers made wholesale changes in their FA Cup tie against Crawley at the weekend from the one that won at Reading and boss Nicky Barmby is expected to recall all those left out.
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