Celtic boss Brendan Rodgers will be acutely aware that the Hoops’ upcoming Scottish Cup semi-final against Rangers will be a very difficult match for the Bhoys.

The teams were quite evenly matched in the recent 3-2 win for the Hoops at Ibrox, a match that Josh Windass opened the scoring, and he is a player that the Hoops will have to be wary of.

Windass missed the Gers’ recent 4-0 win over Dundee with an injury, but he has returned to training ahead of the semi-final.

Windass has scored 17 goals this season, an excellent record from midfield, and the way he left Dedryck Boyata for dead when he scored at Ibrox is bound to give Rodgers some thoughts ahead of the game.

Even if Windass isn’t fully fit it seems he will play as the match is the most important the Gers have left this season, and it will be interesting to see if the Hoops decide to play a right-back against him, which would most likely be Mikael Lustig.

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That could be a recipe for disaster as Lustig has been in poor form for much of the season, and he could really struggle up against the 24-year-old.

How the Hoops are able to deal with the threat of Windass could be one of the defining issues of the game, and it will be interesting to see what Rodgers comes up with.

In other Celtic news, Moussa Dembele seems likely to start the semi-final

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