Neil Lennon to prepare for Scottish Cup final like a Champions League game

Celtic manager Neil Lennon says his side will prepare for next week's Scottish Cup final against Hibernian 'like it was a Champions League game' after concluding an impressive league season with a 4-0 win over Dundee United.

The Scottish Cup final will be played the day after the Champions League final and having made the last 16 of the competition earlier in the season Lennon says his players will treat the game against Hibs like a European tie.

He said: "I was delighted with the performance. I got everything I wanted today.

"The cup final is all on the day but we will prepare as best we can, we will prepare like it was a Champions League game.

"We will train intensely, even though it is the last game of the season there will be no switching off.

"We will do a lot of analysis with the players and obviously we will have a look at some of our recent games at Hampden to see how we can improve on things. We will cover all the bases."

Lennon will assess Charlie Mulgrew (knee), James Forrest (stiffness) and Adam Matthews (knee) next week.

He said: "We will know by next Thursday if they are fit and if they are they will come into the squad.

"Adam is the real problem because he hasn't played since Juventus (in February) so he is a major concern.

"He has been training but he picked up a little injury again on Friday and we will have to wait and see."

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