Rangers have injury doubts over Lee McCulloch and Andy Little ahead of the game.
Sasa Papac is still out with a groin strain, while skipper Steven Davis remains on the sidelines with a similar problem.
Kyle Lafferty will also not be in the squad for the clash at Ibrox as he continues to serve a two-week club suspension.
Gavin Gunning will miss out again for Dundee United.
The defender is keen to return from a shoulder injury but manager Peter Houston will not risk him.
Long-term knee injury victim Milos Lacny is the only other absentee.
Rangers (from): McGregor, Whittaker, Bocanegra, Wallace, Goian, Bartley, McCulloch, Aluko, Edu, McCabe, Ness, Little, Kerkar, Broadfoot, Perry, Alexander, Bedoya, Healy.
Dundee United (from): Pernis, Dillon, Kenneth, Neilson, Dixon, Flood, Rankin, Robertson, Mackay-Steven, Russell, Daly, Ryan, Armstrong, Watson, Dow, Swanson, Douglas, Banks.
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