Cha Du-ri is out after picking up a hamstring injury on international duty with South Korea which will keep him out for four weeks.
Skipper Scott Brown is doubtful with an on-going ankle problem.
New boys Mohamed Bangura, the 22-year-old striker signed from AIK Stockholm, and left-back Badr El-Kaddouri, on loan from Dynamo Kiev, are in the squad.
Shaun Hutchinson returns for Motherwell after missing the victory over Dunfermline with a hamstring injury.
Jamaica winger Omar Daley has signed a deal with the club but one piece of paperwork is outstanding and he will not play at Celtic Park.
Steven Saunders is the only absentee with a ruptured Achilles.
Celtic (from): Forster, Majstorovic, El-Kaddouri, Kelvin Wilson, Mulgrew, Brown, Ki, Ledley, Kayal, Forrest, Hooper, Bangura, Stokes, Zaluska, Mark Wilson, Matthews, Samaras, Commons, Wanyama.
Motherwell (from): Randolph, Hateley, Hutchinson, Craigan, Hammell, Jennings, Lasley, Humphrey, Law, Murphy, Higdon, McHugh, Clancy, Page, Forbes, Lawless, Carswell, Hollis.