Europa League: Rennes striker M’baye Niang doubtful for Celtic clash

The Senegal international suffered an injury in training and will undergo a late fitness test to ascertain his readiness for his side’s European game

M’baye Niang remains a doubt for RennesEuropa League game against Scottish champions Celtic on Thursday night.

The 24-year-old picked up an injury in training and missed his side’s 0-0 stalemate against Brest in their last Ligue 1 outing on Saturday.

The Red and Blacks manager Julien Stephan has confirmed the striker will undergo tests to ascertain if he could play a part against the Bhoys.

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“There will be a final test this afternoon for Mbaye Niang, otherwise for the rest, not injured compared to the league match,” Stephan said in a pre-match press conference.

In the 2019-20 season, the Senegal international has scored two goals in four league appearances.