The former Hibs midfielder is joined by Olivier Ntcham in the centre of the park while Kris Ajer and Emilio Izaguirre come into the side at full back. Ryan Christie, Tom Rogic, Kieran Tierney and Mukael Lustig drop out.
The hoops beat Hibs 4-2 earlier this season which sent Neil Lennon’s side into a horrendous run of form that sent them into the bottom half of the table.
Last week’s 1-0 win at Hamilton brought that win-less run to a halt but with Celtic followed by two clashes with the tribute act and a derby match with Hibs Lennon’s side face a testing end to the year.
After today’s match Celtic enjoy back to back home matches against Motherwell and Dundee before completing 2018 with trips to Pittodrie and Ibrox.
CELTIC: Gordon; Ajer, Simunovic, Benkovic, Izaguirre; Brown, Ntcam; Forrest, McGregor, Sinclair; Edouard
SUBS: Bain, Hendry, Morgan, Ralston, Johnston, Hayes, Mulumbu