But Jason Holt returns after missing the draw with his employers, Rangers.
Murray Davidson (fractured arm) remains on the sidelines.
Ryan Christie returns to the Celtic squad.
The Hoops attacker was suspended for the Europa League defeat by FC Copenhagen at Parkhead on Thursday night but is available at McDiarmid Park.
St Johnstone provisional squad: Clark, Duffy, Booth, Tanser, McCart, Gordon, Kerr, Holt, Swanson, Craig, McCann, Kane, May, Wotherspoon, Hendry, Butcher, O'Halloran, Jones, Wright, Parish.
Celtic provisional squad: Forster, Frimpong, Bauer, Hayes, Ajer, Bolingoli, Simunovic, Taylor, Jullien, Bitton, Brown, McGregor, Rogic, Christie, Forrest, Elyounoussi, Edouard, Klimala, Griffiths, Gordon, Bain.