Aberdeen vs Hearts Team News

Joe Shaughnessy returns from suspension but fellow defender Clark Robertson is facing 12 weeks on the sidelines as he recovers from a knee operation.

The 20-year-old left-back sustained cartilage damage during the League Cup victory at Motherwell last week.

The versatile Mark Reynolds played at left-back for Monday’s 4-0 win over Partick that moved the Dons second in the Premiership.

Chris Clark suffered a a setback as he bids to return from long-term injury while Josh Magennis and Craig Murray are still likely to miss out.

Squad: Langfield, Shaughnessy, Considine, Anderson, Reynolds, Hector, Flood, Vernon, Hayes, Pawlett, Jack, McGinn, Zola, Low, Wylde, Robson, Smith, Weaver