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Scotland manager Alex McLeish faces a selection headache ahead of Scotland's crucial Nations League double header with Albania and Israel next month.
It had been rumoured that the Scotland striker had gone AWOL in the aftermath of Celtic's defeat away to RB Leipzig in the Europa League on Thursday, but his manager has dismissed the allegations, explaining that the player has been ill.
Star striker Griffiths and current national team manager Alex McLeish must make up "for the greater good of the country", according to former Scotland international Lee McCulloch.
Scott Brown has given his backin got his Celtic team-mate, who decided to pull out of the Scotland squad to focus on his fitness.
Celtic forward Leigh Griffiths withdrew from the Scotland squad for the crucial international break in apparent need of a rest, and former 'Bhoys' teammate Charlie Mulgrew has admitted some of the 'Tartan Army' are unhappy with his decision.
After the withdrawal of Leigh Griffiths for Scotland's fixtures with Portugal and Israel this month, James McFadden has called for the squad to focus, while also insisting that they had enough fire power in the squad to compete in the upcoming games.
Alex McLeish has warned Leigh Griffiths he has put his Scotland career in jeopardy after pulling out of the double-header with Israel and Portugal to concentrate on his fitness.
Leigh Griffiths has been struggling to find the back of the net with Rangers recently, however Brendan Rodgers backs his forward to re-find form and his confidence.