Celtic and Scotland national team have received a huge New Year injury boost as medics, according to the Daily Record as revealed attacking-midfielder could be back in action for the two sides before the end of January.
The report is according to Daily Record who reports one of their sources has confirmed that Celtic and Scotland international attacking-midfielder Ryan Christie – who was rushed to hospital following Sunday’s derby defeat to Rangers – could be back in action before the end of January.
The Scotland international was rushed into hospital immediately after his side’s Sunday’s Old Firm derby loss to Rangers to repair a damaged groin which sparks fears the attacker might miss out on a large stretch of the title race as well as the crunch Euro 2020 play-offs in March.
However, if report from the Daily Record bears fruit, then the initial prognosis is a great deal more positive and Celtic believe Christie could even make a full recovery in time for Celtic’s first game back after the winter break, a Scottish Cup tie at Partick Thistle on January 18.
The Daily Record source said:
“Obviously there were concerns after the Rangers game when Ryan was told he needed an operation.
“But the good news is it doesn’t look anywhere near as serious as some had feared.
“The expected time schedule for his recovery is somewhere between two and three weeks which is good news for Ryan, for Celtic and for Scotland.”