The Hoops manager is considering resting some of his more important players for the SPL game against Inverness at the weekend, as five men face late fitness tests
The impressive Joe Ledley was injured during the Hoops' 2-0 victory over Helsingborgs on Tuesday night, whilst four other players remain doubtful for the Scottish champions' third game of the domestic campaign.
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"Joe Ledley rapped his groin, Thomas Rogne is struggling with his ankle, Beram Kayal is feeling his ankle and Scott Brown had a touch of cramp towards the end," he told reporters.
"Kelvin [Wilson] has a touch of shin splints but he should be okay for the weekend. We will have Victor Wanyama back and Paddy McCourt will be fit."
Having played in the Champions League on Tuesday and with the return leg set to be played just four days after the Inverness game, the Northern Irishman admitted that some of his players may have to sit out the next SPL fixture.
"We will have to see how Joe, Beram and Thomas are and also Kris Commons, who, ever since the Inter game, has had a problem with his ankle and we will see how he is in the morning," he continued.
"These guys might have to shut down for a few days."