Dundee United boss Robbie Neilson is hopeful the 2-0 success over Queen of the South at the weekend hasn’t come with a double injury blow.
Dundee defender Julen Etxabeguren is nearing a return to first-team action to boost manager Neil McCann’s defensive options.
Dundee United pair William Edjenguele and Jordie Briels came through their returns from injury unscathed as the Development side lost out 2-1 to Hearts.
Dundee United are hopeful of having a specialist central defensive pairing available when they head for Livingston on Friday week.
Dundee United’s already threadbare squad has been gripped by an injury crisis ahead of Saturday’s Championship tie against Morton at Tannadice.