Motherwell manager Stuart McCall expects to be without four or five first-team players for the game.
Stephen Craigan is suspended and both Steve Jones and Steven Saunders remain out with hamstring problems.
Central midfield pair Keith Lasley (ribs) and Steve Jennings (Achilles) are "touch and go", while Bob McHugh (wrist) is still out.
Beram Kayal is suspended for Celtic.
Freddie Ljungberg has a problem with his calf and will resume training next week.
Cha Du-ri (ankle), Shaun Maloney (ankle) and Andreas Hinkel (knee) remain on the sidelines although the latter has started running.
Motherwell (from): Randolph, Hateley, Gunning, Hammell, Hutchinson, Page, Jennings, Lasley, Forbes, Murphy, Humphrey, Sutton, Jeffers, Meechan, Pollock, Casagolda, Smith, Hollis.
Bhoys (from): Forster, Wilson, Majstorovic, Mulgrew, Izaguirre, Brown, Ledley, Ki, Samaras, Commons, Forrest, McGinn, Hooper, Stokes, McCourt, Rogne, Juarez, Zaluska.