Rodgers: This duo will return for Celtic, but this senior figure will miss Inverness clash
By Amir Mir
Brendan Rodgers has revealed that Leigh Griffiths and Jozo Simunovic will return for the Inverness clash on Saturday afternoon, but Kolo Toure remains sidelined.
The senior trio missed Celtic’s 1-1 draw at Borussia Monchengladbach on Tuesday night, with youngster Moussa Dembele converting a penalty to secure a valuable Champions League point.
But, now striker Griffiths, and centre-back Simunovic will return to the squad to face Inverness, with the latter playing the full match of their last league fixture against Aberdeen.
Here is Rodgers providing an update on the Celtic trio as posted by the club’s official Twitter account:
— Celtic Football Club (@celticfc) November 3, 2016
Griffiths has found regular game time hard to come by this season, as Rodgers has opted to play summer signing Dembele up top.
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The Scotland international has played 16 games in all competitions scoring eight goals, but five of those came during the Champions League qualifying stage.
The former Wolves player has only started three out of seven Premiership games, as the Bhoys top the table with 28 points from ten games.
They are nine points ahead of Old Firm rivals Rangers, with a game in hand, as the Gers travel to Ross County on Sunday afternoon.
In other Celtic team news, manager Brendan Rodgers has explained what his side showed during their Champions League draw.