Nottingham Forest manager Aitor Karanka says he is feeling optimistic ahead of the 2018/19 campaign.
Sheffield United manager Chris Wilder was left frustrated with his team's quality in the final third after they drew 0-0 against Nottingham Forest.
Sheffield United could have leading scorer Leon Clarke back for their home game against Nottingham Forest.
Norwich should have defender Timm Klose available again following a hamstring problem for the Sky Bet Championship match against Nottingham Forest.
QPR will once again check on defender Jack Robinson ahead of the visit of Nottingham Forest.
Nottingham Forest will be without the suspended Eric Lichaj for the visit of Reading.