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26th Feb, 2018 | 9:02pm

Rodgers confirmation on Celtic duo is major boost in hopes of yet another treble

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Celtic are in-line for a huge boost at the most important time of the season as two long-term injury victims have returned to the first-team squad.
Hoops boss Brendan Rodgers confirmed, as quoted by Sky Sports, that the duo of Marvin Compper and Patrick Roberts are likely to be named in the Bhoys squad for the match against Dundee on Wednesday night.
This is great news for the supporters of the Scottish Premiership leaders, as both players have been badly missed, particularly Roberts.
Compper hasn’t played for the first-team yet, after suffering an injury during the winter break in Dubai, not long after joining the Hoops from Leipzig. The 32-year-old has a wealth of experience and he should help Kristoffer Ajer along in his development as a player.
Meanwhile, Roberts, one of the Hoops’ best players last season, hasn’t featured since suffering a hamstring injury against Motherwell in November.
His return would add guile and creativity to a team which has looked bereft of ideas at times this season.
With the likes of Stuart Armstrong, Leigh Griffiths and Dedryck Boyata still out injured for the foreseeable future, the return of any player to the first-team squad will be a boost.
Compper and Roberts are two players who can valuable contributions as the Hoops aim for a second consecutive domestic treble.
In other Celtic news, Brendan Rodgers is pleased that Scott Brown has quit international football
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