John Collins gives Celtic injury update: Simunovic could feature but Mulgrew and Forrest miss out

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Two Celtic players will be unavailable for Thursday's match but another could return.

Celtic assistant manager John Collins has been speaking ahead of his side’s Europa League match against Molde later this week, with his comments later posted on the club’s official website.

Celtic are currently second in Group A after drawing with Ajax and Fenerbahce in earlier matches, and while they will be disappointed to have seen leads slip on both occasions, victory against Molde will see the Bhoys climb to the top of the group.

Celtic have more than enough to overcome the Norwegian club if they play to their full potential, but they could be without a couple of players according to Collins.

As reported by, the Celtic man confirmed that while Croatian defender Jozo Simunovic has been included in the squad, James Forrest and Charlie Mulgrew are both set to miss out due to injury.

Simunovic played the entire match against Ajax in Celtic’s opening group game of the competition but he has not featured since and this would be a good time to up his fitness levels if Deila feels he is ready to start.

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