St Mirren could hand a debut to 26-year-old central defender Viktor Genev against Hamilton Academical on Saturday.
Aberdeen manager Derek McInnes was delighted after his side's 3-0 defeat over stuggling St Mirren took the Dons joint top of the Premiership for up to 24 hours at least.
Aberdeen moved back level with Celtic at the top of the Scottish Premiership table as Adam Rooney inspired them to a stylish 3-0 win over struggling St Mirren at Pittodrie.
St Mirren have signed former Rangers midfielder Alan Gow after he impressed while on trial with the Paisley club.
Aberdeen will be without Jonny Hayes as they look to continue their excellent recent Scottish Premiership form against St Mirren at Pittodrie on Saturday.
St Mirren manager Gary Teale has been given a one-match touchline ban for comments he made about a referee last month.
Danny Lennon will take charge of the Scotland U21 squad for their friendly match in Hungary next month.
In-form Inverness kept up their push for a top-three finish with a 2-1 victory at St Mirren as the home side's wretched home form continued.