Ciftci won his appeal against a two-match suspension following his clash with Inverness defender Gary Warren last week.
Goalkeeper Michal Szromnik returns after serving a suspension but defender Callum Morris (thigh) is doubtful.
Celtic manager Ronny Deila is waiting on news of defender Adam Matthews ahead of their trip to Tannadice.
The Wales international twisted his ankle in the 1-0 midweek defeat at home to St Johnstone in midweek and he faces a fitness test to determine if he can play.
Striker John Guidetti (ankle), midfielder Kris Commons (thigh) and left-back Emilio Izaguirre (hand) are in a similar position.
Midfielders Stuart Armstrong and Gary Mackay-Steven are cup-tied though, as the Hoops face their former club.