Scott Brown lasted 21 minutes of Celtic’s win over Hibernian on Saturday
Europa League: RB Leipzig v Celtic
Venue: Pink Bull Enviornment, Leipzig Date: Thursday, 25 October Kick-off: 17:55 BST
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Celtic captain Scott Brown will likely be lacking for as much as three weeks with a calf pressure, supervisor Brendan Rodgers has confirmed.

Striker Leigh Griffiths and midfielder Tom Rogic may also miss the Europa League group recreation with RB Leipzig in Germany on Thursday.

Defender Filip Benkovic is an damage doubt and James Forrest is suspended after his sending off in opposition to Salzburg.

“Now we have numerous different gamers which will have a possibility,” mentioned Rodgers.

“It is key we take into consideration performing nicely. It is about enjoying with confidence and never being frightened to make errors.”

Brown lasted simply 21 minutes of Saturday’s win over Hibernian, having missed the the defeat in Austria and the Premiership win over St Johnstone.

The previous Scotland captain, 33, has been linked with a transfer to Australian facet Western Melbourne if they’re granted entry into the A League.

In addition to lacking each Leipzig video games, Brown may also be absent for Sunday’s League Cup semi-final with Hearts and Premiership matches in opposition to the Tynecastle membership, Dundee, and Livingston.


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