Celtic's Injury Woes, Maeda's Hamstring Blow

Daizen Maeda is sidelined due to a hamstring injury, causing concern for Celtic as they approach the critical stage of the season.

Injury Update

The absence of Maeda, a vital wide player, could impact Celtic's attacking dynamics, especially following his recent goal against Rangers.

Key Player Absence

Celtic manager Brendan Rodgers confirmed Maeda's injury, emphasizing its location high in the hamstring tendon and uncertainty about his return.

Manager's Statement

Maeda's potential absence in the season run-in could be a significant blow to Celtic's title aspirations in the Scottish Premiership.

Season Impact

Liam Scales is also expected to miss out due to an abductor strain, further depleting Celtic's defensive options.

Additional Absences

On a brighter note, winger Luis Palma is fit again after a calf issue, and captain Callum McGregor made a comeback from an Achilles injury.

Returning Players

Rodgers praised McGregor's determination and recovery but emphasized the need for careful management due to his extended absence.

Manager's Assessment

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