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Mark Wilson makes worrying suggestion about Celtic's James Forrest

James Forrest and Boli Bolingoli, Kristoff Ajer and Lewis Morgan of Celtic FC celebrate during the game  during the UEFA Champions League 2019

The Celtic winger could start a huge game for Scotland tonight.

James Forrest of Celtic FC celebrates scoring the opening goal with teammates during a UEFA Europa League qualification match between AIK and Celtic FC at Friends arena on August 29, 2019...

Mark Wilson has questioned whether Celtic and Scotland winger James Forrest is fully fit.

Steve Clarke's side host Russia in a Euro 2020 qualifier at Hampden Park tonight.


But the former Celtic star has suggested that Clarke should consider dropping Forrest for West Ham United's Robert Snodgrass.

Wilson claims that he noticed the Hoops attacker 'continuously stretching' in Sunday's 2-0 win at Rangers and believes that he might not be completely fit.


The former Bhoy told Clyde Superscoreboard: "I wonder if maybe a Snodgrass could play ahead of maybe James Forrest. Listen, he's been terrific.

"You see him on Sunday and he was stretching continually and was hardly involved. I wonder if it's carried on that injury. I wonder if he's fully fit."

If Forrest is fit, he has to play. The 28-year-old, who already has six goals in all competitions for Celtic this season, has been bang in form and is one of his club and country's best players.

It's also worth noting that he scored a hat-trick for the Scots last November, enhancing his pedigree on the international stage.

The West Ham winger is also a very fine player, but starting Forrest is a no-brainer - if he's fit.

James Forrest of Celtic in action during the Ladbrokes Scottish Premiership match between Celtic and St Mirren at Celtic Park on January 23, 2019 in Glasgow, Scotland.

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