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Neil Lennon confirms Olivier Ntcham won't be available for Europa League clash
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Neil Lennon confirms Olivier Ntcham won't be available for Europa League clash

​Celtic manager Neil Lennon has confirmed that midfielder Olivier Ntcham won't be available for selection ahead of Thursday evening's Europa League clash against FC Copenhagen.

Ntcham was in the matchday squad for the Last 32 first leg fixture last week and picked up an injury during the game and later missed the Scottish Premiership match against Kilmarnock.

Speaking in his pre-match press conference, Lennon said: "Oli [Ntcham] isn’t fit and will be out for another week."

Ntcham was a key player in the competition earlier this season and he scored the winner against Lazio for Celtic to reach the knockout stages.

The central midfielder was withdrawn in last week's fixture after 60 minutes of action and his absence comes as a big loss for the squad as he was one of the key players who can impact the game on both ends of the pitch.

Tom Rogic is likely to step up for the team again to fill in the gap for Ntcham while Scott Brown has returned to action from his injury.