Lennon waits on four players for Champions League play-off

Neil Lennon will give four of his key players every chance to be ready for the first-leg of Celtic’s Champions League play-off against Helsingborg in Sweden tomorrow night.

Neil Lennon will give four of his key players every chance to be ready for the first-leg of Celtic’s Champions League play-off against Helsingborg in Sweden tomorrow night.

Skipper Scott Brown (hip), striker Gary Hooper (hamstring), midfielder Paddy McCourt (groin) and winger James Forrest (groin) were among 10 players who missed the 1-1 SPL draw with Ross County in Dingwall on Saturday but will be assessed at training tonight.

Midfielder Victor Wanyama is suspended after being sent off in the second-leg of the third qualifier against HJK Helsinki.

Provisional squad: Forster, Matthews, Izaguirre, Wilson, Samaras, Commons, Ledley, Mulgrew, Lustig, McCourt, Brown, Kayal, Hooper, Forrest, Zaluska, Rogne, Keatings, Slane, Watt, McGregor, Chalmers.

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