Aberdeen return to league action tomorrow when they host struggling Ross County at Pittodrie.
The Dons were knocked out of the League Cup semi finals by Dundee United last weekend while the Staggies earned a hard fought draw against Highland rivals Inverness Caley Thistle.
Aberdeen team news
- Kenny McLean could make his Aberdeen debut against Ross County following his deadline-day signing from St Mirren.
- New signing Lukas Culjak is not expected to be part of the first-team squad.
- Centre-backs Ashton Taylor and Russell Anderson remain out with knee injuries along with Nicky Low.
Ross County team news
- On-loan Fulham defender Cameron Burgess could make the Ross County squad for the trip to Aberdeen after recovering from an ankle injury.
- Michael Gardyne is also back after a rib injury but recent signing Darvydas Sernas is still short of match fitness.
- Richard Brittain (hamstring), Ben Frempah (ankle), Rocco Quinn (hip) and Darren Barr (knee) remain on the sidelines.
Aberdeen new signing Kenny McLean says
“I can do my former team a favour because Ross County are down there with St Mirren, but I just want the three points for Aberdeen.
“Helping St Mirren would be an added bonus.”
Ross County boss Jim McIntyre says
“We are in a tough run of games and there’s another tough one on Saturday.
“I thought we showed a lot of tenacity in the derby, winning a lot of tackles, headers, the gritty side of the game.
“That type of spirit and tenacity is what we need. That’s what pleased me most and I was encouraged, very much so.”
Aberdeen provisional squad
Brown, Logan, Daniels, Reynolds, Considine, Robertson, Flood, McLean, Robson, Rooney, Pawlett, Smith, McGinn, Hayes, Goodwillie, Jack, Masson, Shaughnessy, Shankland, Storie, Langfield.
Ross county provisional squad
Reguero, Boyd, Burgess, Carey, Kiss, Cardle, Jervis, P Quinn, Irvine, Woods, Dunfield, Dingwall, Reckord, Curran, Fraser, Saunders, Palazuelos, De Vita, Boyce, Brown.