FORMER Celtic striker Chris Sutton reckons Moussa Dembele should get the nod to lead the Hoops attack at Hampden tomorrow afternoon.
Brendan Rodgers has still to announce his line-up for the Scottish Cup semi-final which could leave the Hoops just 90 minutes away from the historic double treble.
And Sutton, Martin O’Neill’s first signing for the club when he arrived in a £6million move from Chelsea in the summer of 2000, believes the Irishman is spoilt for choice as he puts his formation together.
The ex-hitman said: “Brendan Rodgers has some big decisions to make. Only Scott Brown and Kieran Tierney are guaranteed a game because he has options in every other position.
“There’s Scott Sinclair or Patrick Roberts, Tom Rogic or Callum McGregor, Craig Gordon or Scott Bain. There’s also the question about who starts up front.
“I understand the clamour for Leigh Griffiths. He is fit again and scored within 50-odd seconds of coming on against Hamilton Accies last week.
“But Rodgers should go with Moussa Dembele. That’s nothing against Griffiths because I really rate him.
“But Dembele is ahead of him in terms of match fitness.
“He’s scored six goals in six games against Rangers and is clearly in their heads. There have been times when it’s looked like he’s going through the motions, but he tends to turn up in the big games.”
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