MIKAEL LUSTIG will be given every chance by Brendan Rodgers to prove he is fit to face Hibs at Easter Road this afternoon.
The Swedish international right-back had to go off with a first-half head knock in the 2-1 defeat to RB Salzburg at Parkhead on Thursday night.
Kristoffer Ajer, making his first appearance since suffering a fractured eye socket in the goalless draw at Livingston last month, replaced the 32-year-old defender for the remainder of the game.
Midfielder Ryan Christie, who was carried off on a stretcher, has an ankle injury and will miss out against Neil Lennon’s men.
The champions can regain pole position in the Premiership if they win in Edinburgh.
Kilmarnock beat Dundee 3-1 at Rugby Park yesterday to take top spot a point ahead of Rodgers’ men, but have played three more games.
SQUAD: Gordon, Lustig, Hendry, Simunovic, Benkovic, Tierney, Rogic, McGregor, Ntcham, Brown, Sinclair, Forrest, Edouard, Bain, Gamboa, Izaguirre, Hayes, Morgan.
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