Charlie Nicholas says Scott Sinclair could be the difference today

Scott Sinclair of Celtic celebrates with team mates after scoring his sides third goal during the UEFA Champions League group B match between RSC Anderlecht and Celtic FC at Constant...

Brendan Rodgers's Celtic will face Motherwell in the final of the Scottish League Cup this afternoon.

Lee Hodson of Rangers (L) is put under pressure from Scott Sinclair of Celtic (R) during the Ladbrokes Scottish Premiership match between Celtic and Rangers at Celtic Park on March 12,...

Charlie Nicholas has suggested in The Express that Celtic winger Scott Sinclair will be a key player during this afternoon’s Scottish League Cup final against Motherwell.

Celtic will take on Scottish Premiership rivals Motherwell in the final of the Scottish League Cup at Hampden Park in Glasgow in a few hours’ time.

Sinclair, who did not start in the Bhoys’ Champions League game against Paris Saint-Germain in Paris in midweek, is likely to feature against Stephen Robinson’s side.

Scott Sinclair of Celtic vies with Stephen O'Donnell of Kilmarnock during the Ladbrokes Scottish Premiership match between Celtic and Kilmarnock at Celtic Park Stadium on October 28, 2017...

The former Aston Villa winger is not in great form at the moment, but the 28-year-old is a good player with a lot of quality.

The former Chelsea and Manchester City attacker has proved himself in the Scottish Premiership, and ex-Celtic forward Nicholas believes that Sinclair will be a key figure in this afternoon’s match.

Louis Moult of Motherwell  vies with Scott Sinclair of Celtic during the Ladbrokes Scottish Premiership match between Celtic and  Motherwell at Celtic Park on February 18, 2017 in Glasgow,...

“Motherwell are getting Celtic at a good time, because apart from their performance at Pittodrie they haven’t hit top form this season,” Nicholas wrote in The Express. “Maybe new additions are required to elevate them again.

Scott Sinclair did that last season and he could be the difference in the final. He is a player for the big occasion and has the ability to produce a bit of magic, and he’ll be fresh having not played in Paris.”

Celtic have the strongest team in Scotland, and the Glasgow giants will head into this afternoon's Scottish League Cup final against Motherwell as favourites.

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