I actually expect a Lennon curve ball tomorrow when the team sheets come out. It doesn’t bother me one bit, every time the Celtic boss has caused a stir with his team selection this season it has ended up working out for the best.
Over the past couple of weeks, the Irishman has been selecting Lewis Morgan to play upfront ahead of Leigh Griffiths. Griffiths is not fully fit but still, the selection of Morgan ahead of some many other candidates left a few people scratching their heads. Since Morgan started against Rennes Celtic have scored 9 goals in 3 games.
When everyone is fit most of us could pick Neil Lennon’s favourite starting 11. Tomorrow the manager has some big calls to make more around fitness as opposed to ability. Fans will be eager to see who plays at right-back, left-back, the left & right wings and who will play upfront.
At least the manager has options and cover but will he throw another curveball. Most people are convinced mind-games are been played with the availability of Edouard and he will start. Any of Celtic’s three left-backs that are picked won’t cause too much of a stir as they are all more than capable.
For the past few weeks, James Forrest has been playing on the left-wing, with the reintroduction of Elyounoussi to the squad will the management team bring Forrest back to a more natural position?
Who makes your starting eleven?