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JOHANSEN BACK

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STEFAN JOHANSEN is back in the Celtic squad for the High Noon Scottish Cup quarter-final shoot-out with Morton at Parkhead today.

Fellow-midfielder Nir Bitton remains a doubt after missing the last two games with a knock and will have a late fitness test.

Central defender Dedryck Boyata is free to play in the tie despite losing his appeal against his red card against Hamilton, but team-mate Jozo Simunovic remains sidelined with a knee injury.

Ronny Deila will be demanding an emphatic display to silence the critics after two appalling performances in the back-to-back stalemates against Accies and Dundee.

This will be the Greenock side’s fourth away game of the competition. They won 4-1 at Annan last time out having beaten Livingston and Albion Rovers in previous rounds.

Former Hoops defender Jim Duffy is in charge at Cappielow and one of his key men is ex-Bhoys youth striker Denny Johnstone, who is currently on loan from Birmingham. He has scored eight goals in 26 appearances, including one in the 2-0 third round win at Coatbridge

 
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