18 December 2019 22:38
Celtic boss Neil Lennon has announced the team which will take on Hearts at Tynecastle. The team which has been revealed on Celtic's Twitter account, is as follows: Starting XI: Forster, Frimpong, Jullien, Ayer, Hayes; Brown, Ntcham, McGregor, Christie; Forrest, Edouard. Substitutes: Gordon, Taylor, Bitton, Rogic, Morgan, Bayo, Griffiths. The big news is that Ryan Christie has returned to the starting line-up after missing out against Hibs. Jonny Hayes also starts for the Hoops.
Interestingly, Christie might be on the wing, as Olivier Ntcham keeps his place in the starting line-up. Fan defend player's inclusion in side Some Celtic fans on social media have given their reaction to the side. One fan said the team was 'excellent', another defended Jonny Hayes' inclusion in the starting line-up. Meanwhile, some others lamented the absence of Mohamed Elyounoussi and Moritz Bauer from the squad.