"We have to put the faith in the squad of players that want to be here and want to fight for the result and that's my focus, really - on the players that we have". His upturn in form earned him a World Cup call-up for Belgium and he played against England in a group stage fixture in the absence of Vincent Kompany.
Belgian website DH.be quoted the defender as saying: "When I hear I've refused to play since I came back from vacation, it's wrong".
'The physio saw it and examined me right after the session.
Judge in Paul Manafort trial suddenly recesses court without explanation
Early Friday, prosecutors said Ellis' crack "misrepresents the law" regarding bank conspiracy and "is likely to confuse the jury". Prosecutors have said that Calk pushed through the loans for Manafort because he wanted a job in the Trump administration.
The former Celtic striker has insisted that the Hoops need to act quickly if they want to get back on track, and suggested that the starting point needs to be addressing the situation surrounding defender Dedryck Boyata who missed the game in Athens.
Boyata stressed he had full confidence in his agent and that, since joining Celtic from Manchester City in 2015, he had played a number of times while not 100% fit.
Celtic go Greece to face AEK on Tuesday after a 1-1 draw at home last week.
Boyata's contract with Celtic only has one year remaining, which Sevilla are hoping will help reduce the price of the player, who is reportedly keen to leave the Glasgow club for Sevilla.