The Rugby Park attacker is still struggling with a hamstring strain and is absent.
Striker Innes Cameron remains out of contention with a knee problem.
Celtic's Ryan Christie serves the second of his two-game ban against Kilmarnock at Rugby Park.
Kilmarnock provisional squad: Branescu, O'Donnell, Hamalainen, Johnson, Bruce, Del Fabro, Dicker, Frizzell, Wilson, El Makrini, Brophy, Bunn, Burke, St Clair, Kiltie, Kabamba, Hendrie, Koprivec.
Celtic provisional squad: Forster, Frimpong, Bauer, Hayes, Ajer, Bolingoli, Taylor, Ajer, Jullien, Brown, McGregor, Arzani, Rogic, Ntcham, Johnston, Edouard, Bayo, Klimala, Griffiths, Gordon.