BRENDAN RODGERS is not ruling out a dramatic return for Moussa Dembele in the Scottish Cup Final against Aberdeen on Saturday.
The 32-goal French frontman has been out since sustaining a hamstring injury in the 2-0 semi-final victory over Sevco Rangers.
The Celtic boss revealed the prolific hitman could come back into the squad, but admitted he wouldn’t be fully fit – something he insists is now commonplace.
Rodgers said: “They’re never 100 per cent. That’s the reality of it as a modern-day footballer and you’re playing so many games.
“I think we’re up towards 59 competitive games and some of these boys have played international football, as well.”We have to measure and gauge the risk of where Moussa is at. But, hopefully, he’ll be fine.
“He’s recovered well, he’s working hard and we’re hopeful that he’ll be able to join the squad.”
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