Dundee midfielder Paul McGowan returns to Paul Hartley's squad for the visit of St Johnstone.
McGowan missed the midweek defeat by Scottish Premiership leaders Celtic under the terms of his court-imposed curfew following an assault conviction.
Gary Irvine (knee) and Gary Harkins (shin) remain injury doubts.
Forward Greg Stewart is aiming to continue a dream debut season in the top flight by overhauling Dundee United and trying to secure a European spot.
Dundee edged into the top six of the Scottish Premiership...