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Neil Lennon says Karamoko Dembele is a possibility this weekend

Neil Lennon Former Celtic manager at the Scottish Premiership Match between Celtic and Inverness Caley Thistle at Celtic Park on May 24, 2015 in Glasgow, Scotland.

Celtic boss confirms talented teenager is in his plans.

Celtic's new interim manager Neil Lennon is unveiled at Celtic Park on February 27, 2019 in Glasgow, Scotland.

Celtic manager Neil Lennon has confirmed youngster Karamoko Dembele is a possibility to play this weekend.

The Scottish champions take on Hearts, in a game which serves as a warm up for the Scottish Cup final.


Celtic are expected to play a rotated team, to preserve their key players.


This provides talented teenager Karamoko Dembele with an opportunity to make his Celtic debut.

Lennon confirmed the option at his press conference this morning.

Dembele is most likely to appear as a substitute than as a starter.

It makes sense for Celtic to rotate their players this weekend, but a win is also important.

Hearts winning at Celtic would give the underdogs a confidence boost and extra belief heading into the cup final.

Celtic have the chance to dispirit them by beating them with a weakened side.

A general view of a rain soaked Celtic Park exterior before the UEFA Champions League qualifying round play-off first leg match between Celtic and Malmo FF at Celtic Park on August 19,...

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