Kilmarnock v Celtic preview

Team news for Saturday's Scottish Premier League clash between Kilmarnock and Celtic at Rugby Park (kick-off 12.30pm).

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Buijs: Available after injury

Buijs: Available after injury

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Kilmarnock are boosted by the return of Danny Buijs and Liam Kelly for the visit of the Hoops.

Buijs (hamstring) and Kelly (Achilles) have both recovered from their injuries and are in contention to start the game at Rugby Park.

Long-term casualty Ryan O'Leary remains on the sidelines with a cruciate ligament injury.

Beram Kayal, Joe Ledley, Glenn Loovens and Cha Du-ri all come back into contention for Celtic following injury.

But Georgios Samaras is a doubt with bone bruising and Mark Wilson (knee) is also struggling.

Kris Commons is suspended while Scott Brown, Emilio Izaguirre and Kelvin Wilson remain on the sidelines.

Kilmarnock (from): Bell, McKeown, Hay, Fowler, Sissoko, Kroca, Pursehouse, Fisher, Gros, Shiels, Dayton, Racchi, Pascali, Heffernan, Harkins, Hutchinson, Galan, Jaakkola, Kelly, Buijs.

Celtic (from): Forster, Matthews, El Kaddouri, Mulgrew, Majstorovic, Loovens, Cha, Ledley, Kayal, Ki, McCourt, Forrest, Hooper, Bangura, Stokes, Wanyama, Slane, Zaluska.

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