Jongi Nokwe and Corne Uys have been cleared of their respective ailments and are likely to start against the Reds on Sunday.
Nokwe should return on the left wing while Uys could replace Piet Van Zyl in midfield. The Cheetahs have also been boosted by news that skipper Juan Smith and flanker Heinrich Brussow are also fit to face the Reds.
OFM Sport confirmed that Naka Drotske will finalise his starting team on Thursday.
Cheetahs - Hennie Daniller; Fabian Juries, Piet van Zyl, Corne Uys, Jacques-Louis Potgieter, Danwel Demas, Jongi Nokwe; Meyer Bosman, Tewis de Bruyn, Sarel Pretorius.
Frans Viljoen, Juan Smith (c), Hendro Scholtz, Heinrich Brussouw, David de Villiers, Wayne van Heerden, Nico Breedt, Bees Roux, Adriaan Strauss, Richardt Strauss, Wian du Preez and Kobus Calldo.