Motherwell saw Lennon Miller (knee) and Paul McGinn (fractured cheekbone) ruled out for lengthy periods this week. Pape Souare (ankle) remains a long-term absentee but Jon Obika is back in training after a hamstring injury.
Hearts welcome back Alex Lowry after the on-loan midfielder was ineligible to face parent club Rangers in last Sunday’s Viaplay Cup semi-final. Kyosuke Tagawa returns after a hamstring issue but Odel Offiah is out as he continues to be plagued by illness. Craig Gordon (leg), Craig Halkett (knee), Nathaniel Atkinson (ankle) and Barrie McKay (knee) are all still unavailable for selection.