Motherwell boss Stephen Robinson didn’t utilise deadline day signing Rolando Aarons against Livingston- but the Newcastle loanee could be fielded against Celtic.

The Well slumped to a 1-0 defeat against the Lions. A goal from Aaron Taylor-Sinclair was enough to seal victory for Gary Holt’s side on a fine day for them in West Lothian.

Taylor-Sinclair netted. (Photo by Bryn Lennon/Getty Images)

For Robinson though, he’s been left with a bit of thinking to do. Whilst Motherwell are still in third, Aberdeen are only three points behind, and Celtic are up next for the Steelmen at Fir Park.

Aarons is one player that might be used against the Hoops says the Well boss, along with Mikael Ndjoli. Aarons, a winger, arrived on deadline day from Newcastle as James Scott made a big-money move to Hull City.


Robinson’s hinted at a debut for Aarons against Celtic- but joked that he and Ndjoli may not be at the club following the defeat to Livi.

Aarons has arrived from the Toon. (Photo by Serena Taylor/Newcastle United via Getty Images)

“Hopefully they are still here after that performance, I hope they haven’t gone home,” said Robinson. “Yeah they’ll be involved in some capacity on Wednesday night.

“What I do know is that we have to have a very improved performance or we’ll be in trouble against Celtic. But we will do, I have confidence in the players. It’s an off-day.

“Anything we tried, anything we changed, it didn’t work. We made a change to go physical with them and they scored straight away. We then didn’t have the option to go with another wide player perhaps.

A day to forget. (Photo by Ewan Bootman/NurPhoto via Getty Images)

“But I don’t think anything we would have done would have got us anything. But we put it in the bin and we’ll go again on Wednesday night.”

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