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Hatem Abd Elhamed’ absence has been overlooked due to Jeremie Frimpong proving to be a more than adequate deputy.

The former Hapoel Be’er Sheva defender suffered a groin injury late on against on November 7 and hasn’t featured since that epic night in the Stadio Olympico.

Updates on the injury have been scarce but last night Elhamed published a picture on showing him in training at Celtic Park.

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Earlier this season Elhamed appeared to be out of contention for the September derby at but was named in the side and turned in a polished performance.

Frimpong has made seven first team appearances but it seems that some are going into a panic after his form dipped for 15 minutes away to Ross County.

Should Elhamed be a starter at Hampden?

Yes, if fit he can step straight in

Yes, if fit he can step straight in

No, He can't be ready to start a cup final

No, He can't be ready to start a cup final

If Elhamed is close to full fitness it will provide with a welcome option at the back, beyond Sunday’ League Cup Final Celtic have a run of three matches in seven days against Hibs, Hearts and between December 15 and 21.

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