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Neil Lennon says he expects most of his injured players to declare themselves fit for the first leg of their Champions League play-off against Shakhter Karagandy at the Astana Arena on Tuesday night.

Last Updated: 20/08/13 at 15:03 Post Comment

Neil Lennon: Hopeful of strong squad to choose from

Neil Lennon: Hopeful of strong squad to choose from

The Hoops boss revealed that strikers Amido Balde and Anthony Stokes both have calf strains while wingers James Forrest and Derk Boerrigter have ankle problems.

Dutch centre-half Virgil van Dijk has an ongoing foot problem although he made a substitute appearance in the Scottish Premiership win over Aberdeen at Pittodrie on Saturday.

Australia midfielder Tom Rogic has ankle ligament problem but Lennon is hoping that they will all be ready for the first leg game against the Kazakhstan champions.

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