Neil Lennon has revealed that Vakoun Bayo needs to have a scan on ‘a knock’ leaving Odsonne Edouard as Celtic’s only fit striker.
Tomorrow’s match against St Mirren would have seemed like the ideal time to give Bayo a starting place but he appears to have picked up an injury during his 30 minute run out at Aberdeen on Saturday.
Neil Lennon says Bayo needs to go for a scan on a knock – leaving Odsonne Edouard as their only fit striker.
Tom Rogic has inflammation around his knee but could be available for tomorrow night.
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With Leigh Griffiths still to resume full training Lennon is running out of striking options. Reserve striker Jonathan Afolabi is also out after picking up a hamstring injury on international duty.
Edouard has been virtually an ever present for the last two months while also turning out for the French u-21 side but now looks like starting three matches in seven days with the Betfred Cup semi-final against Hibs coming up at Hampden on Saturday.
Mo Elyounoussi could be forced into playing in a striking role but the injury to Bayo highlights the dependency on Edouard and the need to bring in a new striker in January.