Date: 13th February 2018 at 1:59pm
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Celtic right-back Anthony Ralston has expressed his regret at the timing of the injury which forced him out of action for months.

The 19-year-old had just broken into the first team picture at the Scottish champions, scored his first goal against Kilmarnock and had started the Champions League group stage match against PSG, having a memorable confrontation with Neymar in the process.

He then suffered the knee injury which kept him out of action since October.

The defender has just recently returned to full fitness, but he is still upset at how much time he was out for.

“There is never a good time for an injury, but it was probably one of the worst” he said, as quoted on CelticTV as quoted by InsideFutbol.

“I was getting games and things like that and I was feeling good but these things happen and it’s about how you come back from them.”

Ralston does have a chance of becoming a regular in the first team under Brendan Rodgers, as right-back has increasingly become a problem position in recent times.

First choice right-back Mikael Lustig has struggled with both injuries and a loss of form, whilst Cristian Gamboa has been out of favour since a poor performance in the Champions League tie against Bayern Munich in October.

If Ralston is able to keep himself fit and get a regular run of games under his belt he could very well be the first choice right-back by the time the Champions League qualifiers start in the summer.

In other Celtic news, Jamie Carragher has heaped praise on Brendan Rodgers 

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