Captain returns for Bhoys

Celtic skipper Stephen McManus has been added to the squad for Sunday’s trip to Hearts in the Clydesdale Bank Premier League after recovering from a tight hamstring.

Midfielder Shunsuke Nakamura, who was substituted in Wednesday’s Co-operative Insurance Cup quarter-final win at Kilmarnock with a thigh injury, is also fit again.

Defender Glenn Loovens missed the trip to Ayrshire with a thigh injury picked up against Hibernian last week and joins Jan Vennegoor of Hesselink, Chris Killen, Georgios Samaras and Marc Crosas on the sidelines.

Provisional squad: Celtic: Boruc, Hinkel, McManus, Naylor, Wilson, O’Dea, Caldwell, Scott Brown, Donati, Nakamura, Hartley, McGeady, McDonald, Sheridan, Maloney, Mark Brown, Robson, McCourt, Caddis.

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