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Predicted XI: Neil Lennon brings in Oliver Burke for Old Firm Derby

Celtic face Rangers at Ibrox on Sunday in the final Old Firm derby clash of the 2018/19 season.

The Bhoys wrapped up the Scottish Premiership title with their win against Aberdeen last weekend, meaning that the trip across Glasgow is pressure-free.

However, the players will surely want to make amends for their hugely disappointing display in the 1-0 defeat in the corresponding fixture in December, where only some fine saves from goalkeeper Craig Gordon kept the scoreline down.

Given they are unbeaten under Neil Lennon and are in great form, it may have been expected that the Northern Irishman would select an unchanged XI this weekend.

However, he will have to make at least one alteration after it was confirmed on Friday that loanee Timothy Weah has left the club.

The back five of Scott Bain, Kristoffer Ajer, Jozo Simunovic, Kieran Tierney and Mikael Lustig – the Scottish Sun have reported that the latter duo are ok following injury issues – picks itself at the moment.

In midfield, the visitors should benefit from having Callum McGregor – who started at left-back against the Gers in December – alongside Scott Brown in the middle.

Tom Rogic, James Forrest and Odsonne Edouard are also un-droppable right now, which leaves Weah’s vacant spot on the left.

The two players in contention are surely Scott Sinclair and Oliver Burke, and Lennon should give the latter a final chance to prove he has a future at Parkhead beyond the end of the season when his loan expires.

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The 6 ft 2 man has found regular first-team minutes hard to come by since the 47-year-old replaced Brendan Rodgers, but he could thrive if the visitors plan to play on the counter on Sunday.

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