Dundee United full-back Keith Watson hopes to recover in time to face St Mirren in the Clydesdale Bank Premier League on Sunday.
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Watson went off nursing a shoulder injury in the Tayside derby draw against St Johnstone on Boxing Day.
Winger Gary Mackay-Steven is still out after breaking his hand recently while Sean Dillon is set to be sidelined again as he struggles to get over a thigh injury.
St Mirren will be without Kenny McLean for their Clydesdale Bank Premier League game against Dundee United on Sunday.
McLean underwent minor knee surgery today and is expected to be sidelined for a number of weeks.
Marc McAusland and Jim Goodwin are both back from suspension, while Paul Dummett could also come into contention after missing the Boxing Day draw at Inverness with a muscle complaint.
Dundee United (from): Cierzniak, Watson, Gunning, McLean, Douglas, Flood, Rankin, Ryan, Armstrong, Skacel, Russell, Daly, Dow, Gauld, Millar, Gardyne, Lacny, Banks.
St Mirren (from): Samson, Mair, van Zanten, Barron, Teale, McGowan, Guy, Carey, Robertson, McGinn, Thompson, Imrie, Parkin, Brady, Kelly, Yaqub, Smith, McAusland, Goodwin, Dummett.