Sean Mackie is suspended for Hibernian’s Ladbrokes Premiership contest with St Johnstone.
Darren McGregor drops out with an abdominal injury to join fellow centre-back Tom James (ankle) on the sidelines while Ryan Porteous is working his way back from a knee lay-off.
Midfielder Stevie Mallan returns from suspension while winger Martin Boyle (knee) remains out. Swedish midfielder Melker Hallberg signed on Friday.
St Johnstone have a fully-fit squad other than midfielders David Wotherspoon and Drey Wright.
Wotherspoon could be back for the following weekend after a knee injury.
Wright has been back training for two weeks following a serious knee problem and is set to return after the international break.
Provisional Hibernian squad: Marciano, Maxwell, Gray, Stevenson, Whittaker, Jackson, Hanlon, Porteous, Hallberg, Vela, Slivka, Newell, Murray, Vela, Horgan, Mallan, Allan, Doidge, Shaw, Kamberi.
Provisional St Johnstone squad: Clark, Duffy, Foster, Tanser, Gordon, Vihmann, Anderson, Kerr, Callachan, Davidson, Swanson, McCann, McClean, Craig, O’Halloran, Kane, McMillan, Hendry, Kennedy, Parish.
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