The 21-year-old made his first start of the season in Saturday's FA Cup win over Leicester and will be hoping to retain his place in the starting XI.
Winger Chris Burke will be seeking a starting berth after coming off the bench to score at the weekend.
But it remains to be seen whether Gavin Rae, who has been struggling with a hamstring injury, will be fit enough to play.
Joe Ledley is nearing a break for his double hip operation and Solomon Taiwo (illness) could miss out again.
Stephen McPhail has been back in training for over three weeks after recovering from stage one malt lymphoma and a thigh injury, although no date has been set for his return, while Josh Magennis (broken fibula) remains out.