The midfielder had been a doubt after picking up an ankle injury, but he has recovered in time to take his place in the side.
In three changes to the side that beat Hamilton Academical before the international break, Nadir Ciftci, Stuart Armstrong and Efe Ambrose have all been selected, with Leigh Griffiths, who drops to the bench, the notable absentee.
Motherwell: Ripley, Grimshaw, Laing, McManus, Pearson, Fletcher, Johnson, Chalmers, Kennedy, Law, Moult
Subs: Samson, Ainsworth, Lasley, Robinson, Leitch, Thomas, McDonald
Celtic: Gordon; Ambrose, Boyata, Blackett, Izaguirre; Brown, Bitton, Commons, Rogic, Armstrong; Ciftci
Subs: Bailly, Tierney, Lustig, McGregor, Griffiths, Mackay-Steven, Stokes