Three Celtic players who deserve a first team chance vs Partick Thistle

Celtic continue their defence of the Scottish Cup this weekend, taking on Partick Thistle in the fifth round at Celtic Park.

The holders are hoping for another extended in run in the competition to spark dreams of a domestic treble of trophies for the second season in a row.

The Jags have not beaten Celtic since 1995, a record that stretches back 26 matches, so the Hoops can definitely be confident of picking up the win they need to head into the quarter-finals.

With a huge European match ahead next mid-week, it could also be an opportunity for Brendan Rodgers to change up his team selection, giving some key first team stars a rest and checking on the progress of others.

The fact Celtic lost last week to Kilmarnock is perhaps an indication it’s time to freshen up his starting eleven.

Here are THREE players who deserve more game time on Saturday…