STEFAN SCEPOVIC is standing by to lead the Celtic attack in tomorrow afternoon’s Premiership game against Partick Thistle at Firhill.

Leigh Griffiths, who was a second-half substitute in the 0-0 Champions League qualifying draw with Qarabag in Azerbaijan during the week, is doubtful with a calf strain.

Nadir Ciftci, of course, is already sidelined as he sits out his six-game domestic ban.

If Griffiths fails to make it, boss Ronny Deila may turn to Serb Scepovic although he still has Anthony Stokes in reserve.

Skipper Scott Brown has a hamstring twinge and will be given every opportunity to make the 12.30pm kick-off.

Charlie Mulgrew is almost certainly out after feeling tightness in his groin as he strives to regain fitness following a knee injury.

Thistle’s new recruit Mathias Pogba – brother of Juventus’ Paul – will not start.

The former Wrexham, Crewe and Crawley striker arrived in Glasgow this week and manager Alan Archibald says the 24-year-old will be in the squad, but he is not fit enough to start.

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