Chris Hogg returns to the Inverness squad after recovering from knee surgery.
But Jonny Hayes will not be involved despite being back in training following a shoulder injury.
Owain Tudur Jones (knee) and Aaron Doran (shoulder) remain out.
Motherwell striker Bob McHugh has been ruled out for up to five weeks with ankle ligament damage and so misses out.
And second-choice goalkeeper Lee Hollis faces two months out following hip surgery.
Long-term injury victim Steven Saunders (Achilles) remains on the sidelines.
Inverness (from): Esson, Tokely, Meekings, Ross, Sutherland, Foran, Tade, Piermayr, G Shinnie, A Shinnie, Hogg, Gillet, Davis, McKay, Tansey, Proctor, Cox, Tuffey.
Motherwell (from): Randolph, Hateley, Hammell, Clancy, Craigan, Jennings, Lasley, Humphrey, Law, Murphy, Higdon, Page, Carswell, Forbes, Hutchinson, Smith, Daley, Bradley.