Celtic suffer yet another injury blow ahead of St Johnstone match

Celtic will be without Liam Scales for the visit of St Johnstone to Celtic Park tomorrow afternoon. Brendan Rodgers revealed this afternoon that Liam Scales has picked up a knock in training and will NOT be available for the game against Craig Levein’s side.

Liam Scales of Celtic during the Cinch Scottish Premiership match between Celtic FC and Heart of Midlothian at Celtic Park Stadium on December 16, 2023Photo by Ian MacNicol/Getty Images)

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The Celtic manager adds Scales to the list of players he is expecting to return after the international break and it will also likely see the player withdraw from international duties in this break.

Rodgers confirmed that Cameron Carter-Vickers is available and is in the squad for tomorrow’s must win Scottish Premiership match and also that the Celtic captain Callum McGregor is still on course to return after the break so should be in contention for the trip to Livingston at the end of this month.

Matt O’Riley celebrates with Luis Palma after he scores during the Cinch Scottish Premiership match between Celtic and Hibernian at Celtic Park Stadium on December 06, 2023 . (Photo by Ian MacNicol/Getty Images)

Yesterday we heard via the Honduran FA that Luis Palma’s injury will keep him out for 3/4 weeks and they had based that on information and scans that they had received from Celtic’s medical department.

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