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Michael Stewart calls for surprise Celtic switch at Wembley

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Michael Stewart wants to see play at RIGHT-BACK for clash with England on Friday night.

The 24-year-old has relaunched his career in Belgium as a central defender and is reported to have completed a £1.7m permanent move to Oostende.

Hendry played in that role against the on Monday but his decision to try a 30 yard shot at goal in that match has been heavily criticised with Patrik Schick quickly breaking to score a spectacular second and clinching goal.

Almost every aspect of the performance and selection has been taken apart since the final whistle at Hampden with a number of changes expected at Wembley.

Explaining a move to a back four while looking towards on Friday night, Stewart told The Sun:

For me is capable of playing on that right side in a Mikael Lustig-type role. With the ball he can play on the right of a back four, without it he can rotate and give you a three.

That would give you a solid base and it means you could have James playing in front of him. Forrest is always going to work his socks off to get back in, but he can play higher than O’Donnell. And that gives the midfielders the option to go and find a forward pass, something we badly need.

Most of Hendry’s early Celtic appearances were at right-back as he deputised for Lustig without ever looking at ease in that position. After coming on as a substitute against the Czech’s could have played himself into a starting slot at Wembley.

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