Granit Xhaka and Shkodran Mustafi will both undergo late fitness tests, while Wenger will serve the second of a three-game touchline ban.
"If that is true he will be fined", Wenger said.
The Sun claims that the forward, who only joined Forest six-months ago from SPL side Hibernian, had been destined to head back north of the border after finding himself sidelined under Mark Warburton.
"They (Forest) looked sharper". I do not think... he is not involved in that at all, he has been out at a birthday party. "There were some big performances from the players this afternoon and I always felt comfortable we would go on and win the game and so it proved", Brazil was quoted as saying by the club website. "If there's an opportunity we will try to take it".
Karanka, who worked alongside Jose Mourinho at Real Madrid, arrives at a club now gripped by the feel-good factor after dumping Arsenal out of the FA Cup at the weekend.
Ignou researcher missing from JNU since Monday
University sources say that Jain worked under professor Shweta Saran to complete his PhD, which he has been pursuing since 2012. Upon going through the CCTV footage of the campus, authorities found clips showing Jain leaving through Gate no. 4.
Hughes seems to have gone with everyone's best wishes: most recognised that he did a good job for the first three years but by this season, probably even a little before, things had got away from him.
Wenger made wholesale changes to the side that drew 2-2 with Chelsea during the week, a move that drew stinging criticism from Sutton, who did not mince his words when speaking to BBC Radio 5 live.
"I believe we had an experienced team - eight or nine internationals".
"We are very pleased to have reached terms with Aitor Karanka to become the manager of Nottingham Forest", said club chairman Nicholas Randall.
"Another poor performance from a player horribly out of form", they wrote about him.