By Matt Farr
Brendan Rodgers has confirmed that Celtic midfielder Tom Rogic could be back in action within the next three or four weeks.
The Celtic boss revealed on Thursday, as quoted by the club’s official Twitter account, that the 24-year-old was back in training with the club, but was still several weeks away from a potential comeback.
💬 BR: "Tom Rogic is back out on the training field though still three or four weeks away. Everyone else is fine."
— Celtic Football Club (@CelticFC) March 9, 2017
Rogic had begun the campaign as an important player, enjoying regular first-team football under Rodgers in both domestic and European competitions.
However, the Australian international was dealt a major setback when he was ruled out with an ankle injury following Celtic’s 2-1 triumph over Dundee on December 17.
He has since been recuperating on the sidelines, and underwent an operation in the new year that has kept him out for much of the second half of the campaign.
But he could be in line to make his return to the first team before the end of the season, which will be met with delight by Celtic fans, who have been eagerly awaiting his return to action.
Rogic scored 10 goals and supplied five assists from 27 appearances prior to his injury setback, helping build the foundations for Celtic’s current success.
The Scottish side are within just seven points of winning their sixth consecutive Scottish Premiership title, and remain unbeaten in 34 domestic games.
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