Celtic have been handed a huge injury boost as Kieran Tierney looks set to be fit for this weekend’s trip to face Hamilton.

The left-back withdrew from the Scotland squad ahead of the UEFA Nations League doubleheader against Albania and Israel due to a hamstring issue, but he is back in training with Celtic and looks set to face Hamilton on Saturday afternoon.

With Hearts, Rangers and Kilmarnock all playing after Celtic on Saturday, the game at New Douglas Park provides a perfect chance for the Hoops to extend their lead at the top of the league table and having Tierney available will be a huge advantage for the defending champions.

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As reported by the Daily Record, Tierney wanted to stay and compete for Scotland but he was advised to go and have rehab on the injury.

I went to Scotland training and tried my best, but the first few days it was a bit tight still and I felt something. For me, I said I was fine, I will carry on, but they said they can’t take risks like that, so ultimately they pulled me out and sent me for a scan. After that, I had to come in here for rehab for a couple of days.

That rehab work has seemingly paid off for the 21-year-old as he’s now in contention to play this weekend.

Celtic

Hamilton

Draw