Dundee Utd v Aberdeen preview
Team news ahead of Saturday's Scottish Premier League clash between Dundee United and Aberdeen at Tannadice.
Dundee United are still without injured winger Gary Mackay-Steven, who is stepping up his rehabilitation from a recent knee operation.
Former Rangers defender Gregory Vignal is building up his fitness but is not ready for his first-team debut yet.
Aberdeen will be without Ryan Jack after he suffered a broken foot while on international duty with the Scotland under-21s. The youngster will be sidelined until the end of January.
Craig Brown otherwise expects to name a similar squad to the one which defeated Kilmarnock in their last outing.
Dundee United (from): Cierzniak, Watson, Dillon, Gunning, McLean, Flood, Rankin, Ryan, Russell, Daly, Dow, Armstrong, Millar, Gardyne, Robertson, Vignal, Gauld, Douglas, Hilson, Banks.
Aberdeen (from): Langfield, Considine, Reynolds, Anderson, Osbourne, Rae, Magennis, McGinn, Jordan Brown, Hughes, Fraser, Hayes, Vernon, Smith, Robertson, Jason Brown, Clark, Milsom.