KYOGO FURUHASHI faces D-Day tomorrow at Lennoxtown as he attempts to prove his fitness to Ange Postecoglou.
The Celtic boss revealed the talismanic striker has not trained this week after limping off early in the second-half following an accidental clash with keeper Kelle Roos in the champions’ 5-0 Flag Day win over Aberdeen at Parkhead on Saturday.
The Japanese ace had already struck twice in the first-half to take his goal haul to an impressive 33 this season – and he is determined to add to the tally in the Scottish Cup Final in two days’ time.
RED ALERT…Kyogo Furuhashi menaces Aberdeen keeper Kelle Roos before his injury setback at Parkhead on Saturday.
Providing an update of the squad’s injury concerns before the Hampden encounter with Championship outfit Inverness Caley Thistle, Postecoglou, speaking to the GlasgowTimes, said: “Kyogo is progressing. He hasn’t trained yet.
“The plan is to get him out there tomorrow and see how he goes. He is doing some individual stuff this afternoon.
“He always is, but he is still pretty bullish about playing, so we will just see how he goes.
“Alistair Johnston is fine, he has trained all week and Sead Haksabanovic is back in, so he is available, as well. The only real absence is Aaron Mooy.”
South Korean international hitman Oh Hyeon-gyu, who claimed a double after replacing the crocked Kyogo against the Dons, is standing by to the lead the line if his team-mate fails to prove his availability.