Dundee United's Nadir Ciftci is suspended for the visit of Hearts on Scottish Premiership duty this weekend.
Hearts manager Gary Locke admits it was only a matter of time before his young side were on the receiving end of a thrashing like the one dished out by Celtic.
The Foundation of Hearts has urged a former rival bidder to reflect on the damage his new attempt for control may cause.
Neil Lennon has labelled Celtic's 7-0 Scottish Cup demolition of Hearts as the best display in his time as manager.
Gary Locke doesn't expect to see his Hearts team suffer a painful backlash after Celtic had their Champions League dream ended on Tuesday.
Jason Holt remains Hearts boss Gary Locke's only confirmed absentee for Sunday's Scottish Cup fourth round match against Celtic.
Hearts may have agreed a deal to remove themselves from administration but still face a battle against the clock to survive.
The first stage of the process to take Hearts out of administration has passed after 87 per cent of the club's creditors voted in favour of a Company Voluntary Arrangement.