The Bhoys are unbeaten at home in Europe so far this season, having overcome the Scandinavian duo of HJK Helsinki and Helsingborgs during the qualification rounds.
A hip injury is also likely to rule out captain and midfielder Scott Brown.
Visiting Benfica are expected to be without Brazilian centre-back Luisao. The 31-year-old is yet to feature for his Portuguese employers this season due to a domestic suspension.
Benfica were unbeaten away from home in their Champions League group last year.
Celtic: Forster; Lustig, Wilson, Mulgrew, Izaguirre; Forrest, Wanyama, Ledley, Commons; Hooper, Miku
Benfica: Moraes; Pereira, Vitor, Garay, Melgarejo; Salvio, Martins, Aimar, Nolito; Cardozo, Rodrigo
Sports Mole says: 2-2