Hearts v St Johnstone preview

Team news ahead of Saturday's Scottish Premier League clash between Hearts and St Johnstone at Tynecastle.

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Midfielder Ian Black is available again as Hearts take on St Johnstone.

Black has served a three-match ban following his second sending-off of the season.

Hearts have no fresh injury concerns, with left-back Danny Grainger (groin), defender Darren Barr (groin), strikers Kevin Kyle and Gary Glen and midfielder Suso Santana also out.

St Johnstone captain Jody Morris is rated a 50-50 chance to be fit for his side's SPL clash against Hearts.

The former Chelsea midfielder missed last weekend's win over Hibernian with a hamstring problem.

Striker Cillian Sheridan is definitely missing with the same injury.

Hearts (from): Kello, Hamill, Webster, Zaliukas, Mrowiec, Jonsson, Driver, Stevenson, Taouil, Templeton, Robinson, Skacel, Novikovas, Smith, Elliott, MacDonald, Obua, Black, McGowan, Sutton.

St Johnstone (from): Enckelman, C Davidson, Maybury, Mackay, Anderson, Morris, Gibson, Craig, Moon, Millar, Sandaza, Haber, Caddis, May, Mannus, M Davidson, Wright, Finnegan.

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