CELTIC have been handed a blow ahead of Saturday's fixture against Hamilton with the news that Mikey Johnston will play no part in the match.

The 19-year-old winger, who has enjoyed an excellent start to the 2019/20 season, has been ruled out of the match at the FOYS Stadium with a groin strain.

The injury update means that Mohammed Elyounoussi, who joined the club on loan from Southampton at the end of August, could be handed his Celtic debut by Neil Lennon.

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Johnston, however, does not expect to be out for long.

He said: “I've just got a groin strain so I'll miss the weekend's game but I'll hopefully be back after that.”