Rodgers drops Celtic transfer admission after serious injury blow, last-gasp swoop on the cards
Celtic manager Brendan Rodgers has admitted that the club may need to sign a new goalkeeper in the January transfer window following an injury suffered by current Hoops number one Craig Gordon.
The Scotland international was forced off at half-time of the 1-0 win over Hibernian with a knee injury he suffered in an accidental clash with Efe Ambrose.
Rodgers confirmed that the injury was “serious”, and was indirectly quoted by Superscoreboard’s official Twitter account after the win over Hibs as he admitted that he may have to make a last-gasp swoop for a replacement with the January transfer window closing in just a few days’ time.
Brendan Rodgers says Craig Gordon suffered what looks like a “serious” knee injury and admits he may now need to sign a goalkeeper before the window closes.
— Superscoreboard (@ClydeSSB) January 27, 2018
The injury suffered by Gordon is the latest in a career that has been blighted by them.
His career looked to be over after suffering chronic injury problems whilst at Sunderland but his career has been revitalised at the Hoops, where he has won a host of trophies.
Dorus de Vries replaced the injured shot-stopper at half-time and helped the Hoops keep a clean sheet, in what was only his third performance of the season so far.
The Hoops are currently a goalkeeper light in their squad following the loan deal which took youth goalkeeper Conor Hazard to Falkirk.
De Vries looks set to be in goals for the Hoops next match against Hearts on Tuesday, and could well be in place for the Europa League last 32 clash against Zenit in February.
In other Celtic news, supporters are excited at the prospect of the Hoops signing Charly Musonda
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