Scotland: Scott Bain added to squad as Allan McGregor pulls out

Celtic goalkeeper Scott Bain
Celtic goalkeeper Scott Bain recently signed a four-year deal with the Scottish champions

Celtic goalkeeper Scott Bain has been added to the Scotland squad for the forthcoming friendly matches in Peru and Mexico.

Bain, 26, replaces new Rangers signing Allan McGregor.

Motherwell midfielder Chris Cadden and Kilmarnock's Stephen O'Donnell were given their first senior call-ups after Ryan Fraser, Matt Ritchie and Barry Douglas withdrew earlier in the week.

Scotland face Peru on 30 May, then Mexico on 3 June.

Bain and Cadden, 21, are likely to be involved in Celtic and Well's Scottish Cup final squads on Saturday.

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Hearts' John Souttar and Jon McLaughlin, Hibernian's Lewis Stevenson and Dylan McGeouch, Aberdeen's Graeme Shinnie, Celtic's Lewis Morgan and Millwall goalkeeper Jordan Archer, could win their first senior caps.

Five Celtic players - Craig Gordon, Kieran Tierney, Callum McGregor, James Forrest and Leigh Griffiths - have been rested, while Liverpool full-back Andy Robertson is preparing for the Champions League final and Fulham pair Tom Cairney and Kevin McDonald are involved in the Championship play-off final.

Revised Scotland squad

Goalkeepers: Jordan Archer (Millwall), Scott Bain (Celtic), Jon McLaughlin (Hearts)

Defenders: Jack Hendry (Celtic), Scott McKenna (Aberdeen), Charlie Mulgrew (Blackburn Rovers), Stephen O'Donnell (Kilmarnock), Callum Paterson (Cardiff City), John Souttar (Hearts), Lewis Stevenson (Hibernian).

Midfielders: Stuart Armstrong (Celtic), Chris Cadden (Motherwell), Dylan McGeouch (Hibernian), John McGinn (Hibernian), Kenny McLean (Aberdeen), Scott McTominay (Manchester United), Jamie Murphy (Brighton & Hove Albion, on loan at Rangers), Graeme Shinnie (Aberdeen), Ryan Christie (Celtic, on loan at Aberdeen).

Forwards: Oli McBurnie (Swansea City, on loan at Barnsley), Lewis Morgan (Celtic, on loan at St Mirren), Matt Phillips (West Bromwich Albion), Johnny Russell (Sporting Kansas City).

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