Kundai Benyu will play his first match in three months when a Celtic XI take on Arbroath tomorrow, kick off 2pm.
The former Ipswich midfielder was sent off in a Reserve Cup tie against Aberdeen on October 2 and hasn’t been seen since.
Benyu made a promising start to his Celtic career last season but a loan move to Oldham last January resulted in him playing in only five matches before returning north.
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Arbroath will take on a Celtic XI on Saturday which will be comprised of stars of the Future and experienced players not involved in their Scottish Cup tie later that day against Airdrieonians. pic.twitter.com/mAGn9fTK8l
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Tommy McIntyre will be assisted by Damon Duff for the first time tomorrow with the League One leaders certain to provide a very tough test.
Arbroath are 13 points clear of Raith Rovers at the top of the table and are odds-on to win promotion to The Championship. Celtic’s first team opponents tomorrow, Airdrie United/Clydebank are 22 points behind Arbroath after 21 matches.
American trialist Andrew Gutman is expected to be included in the Celtic squad, the next Reserve League match is on January 29 against Partick Thistle at Lesser Hampden.
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