Summer signings Allan McGregor, ConnorGoldson, Jon Flanagan, NikolaKatic, Scott Arfield and Ovie Ejaria could all make their competitive bows but fellow new boys Umar Sadiq and Lassana Coulibaly are still awaiting the international clearance that will allow them to face the Macedonians.
Lee Wallace (groin), Jordan Rossiter (ankle) and Graham Dorrans (knee) are all injured while Bruno Alves is the latest player to depart Ibrox this summer having agreed a switch to Parma.
Provisional squad: McGregor, Foderingham, Alnwick, Robby McCrorie, Tavernier, Hodson, John, Katic, Goldson, Wilson, Flannigan, Arfield, Ross McCrorie, Jack, Docherty, Halliday, Coulibaly, Ejaria, Candeias, Murphy, Middleton, Windass, Morelos, Sadiq, Rudden.
Angry Alan Stubbs dubbed St Mirren's display against minnows Spartans 'unacceptable' after watching them scrape to a Betfred Cup bonus point on penalties.
Motherwell boss Stephen Robinson has called for more of the same from Elliott Frear after the player hit a hat-trick in their opening game of the season.
Motherwell kicked off their season in style with a 5-0 win over Edinburgh City in the Betfred Cup on Tuesday evening.
Steven Gerrard admitted he has concerns about Rangers' shot-shy strike-force after their stalemate with FK Shkupi in Macedonia.
Sunderland midfielder Wahbi Khazri has completed his move to French club St-Etienne, the Black Cats have announced.