Both teams lie towards the bottom of League Two and will look to make a climb up the table in the New Year.
Torquay have won their last two home games and they will be looking to continue that against Hereford, who have lost their last two games.
Edi is not the only Hereford player they will be sweating on as defender Ryan Green is expected to recover from a cut head sustained when he was attacked with a bottle in a pub but will have to wait until the last minute.
But boss John Trewick will have to make changes after loan pair Danny Blanchett and Darren Dennehy returned to Peterborough and Cardiff City respectively.
For Torquay, captain Chris Hargreaves returns after being rested for the 4-0 FA Cup win over Stockport County last time out and Gambian forward Mustapha Carayol is on his way back to the club when his loan deal with Kettering Town expires on new years’ day.
Defender Adam Smith is available after recovering from a toe injury.