Bruce has recalled Fryatt from his loan at Sheffield Wednesday.
"I've never really seen Matty Fryatt," said Bruce. "When I came in, he was injured, then he missed a year. He hardly played for me in the Championship last year.
"We needed somewhere he could go and play games. On Monday, for the first time, I thought 'wow', he could have a part to play.
"He comes straight into the squad and could be involved."
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