Celtic injury latest vs St Johnstone: 9 out with a star surrounded in mystery as Rodgers hit with new blow

Celtic are in action this weekend as they host St Johnstone.

Brendan Rodgers has some Celtic injury concerns to consider as his side face St Johnstone this weekend.

The Hoops know a win in this one can put them top of the Premiership and put the onus on Rangers to beat Dundee. Philippe Clement's side currently have a two-point gap on Celtic but all boss Rodgers will be focused on is three points against a side who held them at Parkhead earlier this season.

Counterpart Craig Levein has injury problems to consider too and a training ground blow has created a new one for Rodgers. The Celtic boss said ahead of this one: "They are a very competitive team that we will have to work hard to break down.

“The game earlier in the season at home we could have scored a hatful of goals but we didn’t. In the second game we were nowhere near the speed and tempo I expected from us in the first-half. Then in the second-half we brought the game to the level I expected and had a really good performance.

“You have to be ready from the start and take the game to a high level. The focus is on the game and performing well and whatever the results are is where we will finish for the international break.”

Glasgow World rounds up the latest known injury news and doubts ahead of kick-off on Saturday.

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