Clyde boss Danny Lennon insists there is no such thing as a weakened Celtic team.
Hoops boss Neil Lennon is planning to freshen up his side for today’s clash at Broadwood, amid a demanding eight-game schedule in February.
However, Clyde manager Lennon admits any changes to the holders will have no bearing on the enormity of the challenge facing the League One side.
Lennon, who while in charge at St Mirren in 2013, masterminded a League Cup semi-final victory over Celtic, said: “I’ve watched a few of their games of late and it’s quite hard to predict exactly what way they’ll go, even with their personnel and the amount of games they have coming up.
“Regardless of what they do, they’ve always got quality and that’s the depth within their squad.
“They’ll replace quality with quality – and they have that in abundance.
“You’re just hoping a few of them have an off-day, and we have everyone on song.
“It’s an occasion that won’t bypass us without doing what we think is right.
“The great thing about football is that you can never stop dreaming.”
Celtic have notched 19 goals in their six games since the winter break, and Lennon has warned his part-timers they will be punished if they switch off.
He added: “The concentration has to be at the highest level.
“You think you can be doing OK. Then – Bang! – they counter-punch you. That’s what good teams do.
“Our group will certainly be ready and looking forward to the challenge of pitting their talents against the best in the country at the moment.”
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