Sam Cosgrove is among four Aberdeen players closing in on a return for Tuesday’s Scottish Premiership visit of Hamilton.
The striker, who suffered a knee injury ahead of the campaign, could be joined by Matty Kennedy, Mikey Devlin and Greg Leigh on the bench.
Curtis Main is still not ready to return from a thigh problem, while Dean Campbell (foot) and Tomas Cerny (knee) also remain on the sidelines.
Hamilton winger David Templeton will miss out after suffering a groin injury against St Johnstone.
Kyle Munro has gone for a scan after suffering a suspected broken wrist.
Scotland Under-19s pair Andy Winger and Jamie Hamilton are out because of Covid-19 issues while Lewis Smith (hamstring) and Brian Easton (ankle) also remain out.
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