Aberdeen v Celtic preview

Team news for Sunday's Scottish Cup semi-final clash between Aberdeen and Celtic at Hampden Park (12.45pm).

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Hartley: Could face Celtic

Hartley: Could face Celtic

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Captain Paul Hartley could return for Aberdeen.

Hartley has missed the Dons' last five matches with a knee injury, but manager Craig Brown is set to make a late decision on whether to include the former Celtic and Hearts midfielder.

Rory McArdle (shoulder) and David McNamee (hamstring) are out along with long-term injury victims Yoann Folly, Darren Mackie and Fraser Fyvie.

Celtic manager Neil Lennon has a near full squad to choose from.

Daniel Majstorovic has resumed training after a toe injury but may not be rushed back for the Hampden clash.

Andreas Hinkel is also in training following a cruciate ligament injury but is not ready to return to match action.

Aberdeen (from): Langfield, Diamond, Smith, Aluko, Considine, Vujadinovic, Milsom, Vernon, Blackman, Maguire, Magennis, Howard, Young, Pawlett, Jack, Paton, Anderson, Hartley.

Celtic (from): Forster, Loovens, Cha, Mulgrew, Izaguirre, Ljungberg, Commons, Kayal, Ki, Ledley, Stokes, Hooper, Maloney, Forrest, Zaluska, Rogne, Wilson, Samaras, Brown.

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