Matthews out for Celtic

Matthews out for Celtic

Adam Matthews (ankle) remains out of Celtic’s squad for the Clydesdale Bank Premier League clash at Dundee on Boxing Day but fellow full-back Mikael Lustig could return from a hip problem.

Lassad Nouioui is feeling the effects of flu but could feature and Miku is in the squad after being given time off for personal reasons.

Kris Commons (thigh) is out but could be fit to face Hibernian on Saturday, while Joe Ledley (groin) and Anthony Stokes (ankle) remain missing.

Provisional squad: Forster, Lustig, Izaguirre, Rogne, Wilson, Ambrose, Wanyama, Brown, Mulgrew, McCourt, Lassad, Miku, Kayal, Samaras, Hooper, Watt, Forrest, Herron, McGeouch, Zaluska.

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