BRENDAN RODGERS has told Celtic fans it may take a few days to see the extent of Scott Brown’ds injury that led to his early exit from the Hibernian game today.
The Scottish midfielder missed Celtic’s last two games before the international break because of an injury and Rodgers believed the Celtic captain was ready to go as the bhoys took on Hibs.
However, Broony encountered a problem with his knee in the first half, and after having it examined on the touchline by the Celtic physio the captain and the manager decided to take him off.
Scott Sinclair took his place as Celtic went back to the sort of side that beat St Johnstone 6-0 with Sinclair in the role Griffiths took up in Perth.
With so many games coming thick and fast and Brown’s body not being as responsive as you would like to niggling injuries – the player must be managed to make sure he can be of benefit to the team going forward.
Speaking about the injury, Rodgers admitted he’s holding his breath for good news.
“We won’t know for the next couple of days, he looks like he was struggling, we’ll just need to wait on the diagnosis at the moment,”
“We’ll just wait and see, it was his knee.”
Celtic are heading to Germany to play Leipzig on Thursday, and if the prognosis is not good, this could be Celtic’s second Europa away day without their captain.