Celtic manager Neil Lennon revealed striker Mo Bangura may require surgery on a knee injury that keeps him out again for Saturday's trip to Inverness.
Midfielder Joe Ledley returns from a calf injury but defender Cha Du-ri is set to miss out with a hamstring complaint picked up on international duty with South Korea and midfielder Ki Sung-yueng is a doubt after recovering from illness.
Defenders Charlie Mulgrew (hamstring) and Glenn Loovens (hamstring) are still out.
Inverness have several players back in contention for the clash.
Chris Hogg and Thomas Piermayr return from suspension while Lee Cox and Nick Ross have overcome minor injuries.
Owain Tudur Jones (knee) and Aaron Doran (shoulder) remain out.
Inverness (from): Esson, Tokely, Meekings, Sutherland, Foran, Tade, G Shinnie, A Shinnie, Hayes, Gillet, Davis, McKay, Tansey, Proctor, Hogg, Cox, Ross, Tuffey.
Celtic (from):Forster, Cha, Rogne, Majstorovic, Ledley, Matthews, Forrest, Kayal, Ki, Wanyama, Commons, Hooper, Stokes, Samaras, McCourt, El-Kaddouri, Zaluska, McGregor, Chalmers, Fraser.