Celtic round-up: Christie returns, Rogic tug-o-war, Bony linked
Celtic have been boosted by the news Ryan Christie has returned to training ahead of the weekend clash with Dundee.
The Scotland midfielder was stretchered off against Salzburg in last week’s Europa League match.
Manager Brendan Rodgers confirmed the news via the club’s official website, which is timely considering Odsonne Edouard will miss the game.
The French striker limped out against Motherwell, meaning Christie may be required to play up front since there are no other available strikers.
Brendan Rodgers is in talks with Australian football chiefs over the idea of Tom Rogic being available to play in the next Old Firm Derby (BBC Sport).
Rogic has been selected by his country to partake in the Asia Cup, which comes around every four years.
Rogic is expected fly out on the 27th, with the game with Rangers to be played on the 29th.
Hoops fans wait with bated breath that ‘The Wizard of Oz’ will be cleared to feature in the huge game before leaving to join up with his country.
Celtic are interested in signing former Premier League striker Wilfried Bony in January (The Scotsman).
Rodgers needs cover in attack with Leigh Griffiths on an indefinite break and Edouard currently injured, although he shouldn’t be out too long.
Rodgers knows Bony well from their time together at Swansea City.
The Ivorian, who has made just three Championship appearances this season for the Welsh club, is likely on high wages which could prove a stumbling block.
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