Celtic supervisor Ange Postecoglou does now not have a timescale for Kyogo Furuhashi’s go back to motion however expects to be with out the striker for “various weeks”.
The Japan world neglected 3 video games in December with a hamstring harm then best performed quarter-hour in opposition to St Johnstone on Boxing Day sooner than being substituted.
He didn’t characteristic when Celtic returned from the iciness wreck with a win at house to Hibs and Postecoglou does now not be expecting him to play any phase over the following couple of weeks, together with within the Outdated Company conflict in opposition to Rangers on February 2, continue to exist Sky Sports activities.
“We’re nonetheless type of running via that however suffice to mention it is not going to be a handy guide a rough go back,” the Celtic boss stated.
“I am reluctant to place any time-frame on it, only for the participant himself. I believe it is unfair that I do this, however we’re nonetheless taking a look at various weeks these days.
“Expectantly we can get some readability, there are nonetheless some issues they need to see if it settles down, however we’re taking a look at various weeks at this level.”
Rogic on world accountability
Celtic midfielder Tom Rogic has been dominated out of subsequent month’s Outdated Company fixture in opposition to Rangers after Australia named him of their squad for his or her upcoming Global Cup qualifiers.
The 29-year-old may also pass over video games in opposition to Hearts and Dundee United after Socceroos head trainer Graham Arnold rewarded him for his spectacular type through calling him up for the fits in opposition to Vietnam and Oman.
Postecoglou is excited to do with out the in-form participant for the ones fits.
“I am not disillusioned, he is observed decided on for his nationwide staff as a result of he is a hell of a participant and I might be disillusioned if he wasn’t decided on for his nationwide staff,” stated the previous Australia boss.
“Tom’s been an excellent servant for this soccer membership and he is been an excellent servant for his nationwide staff and he desires them to visit their fourth consecutive Global Cup.
“On type he is arguably been the most efficient participant within the pageant right here and I need to see him do neatly for the nationwide staff, now not simply because it is Australia.”
Celtic will be informed on Saturday if some other avid gamers had been referred to as up for world accountability, with new signings Daizen Maeda, Yosuke Ideguchi and Reo Hatate all to be had for Japan variety.
O’Riley is a great are compatible for Celtic
The executive is overjoyed to have a brand new signing to name upon after Matt O’Riley joined from MK Dons on a four-and-a-half-year deal.
“I am more than happy to get him in,” Postecoglou stated. “He is a participant that we’ve got scouted for relatively some time.
“I was conscious about him after I joined the membership in the summertime and he used to be probably the most ones we have been taking a look at and it did not relatively figure out then.
“We adopted his development in the course of the first 1/2 of this season with MK Dons and he is had a in reality robust season.
“I simply see some in reality excellent soccer attributes in him that’ll are compatible in neatly with what we are doing right here.
“He is additionally an excellent younger guy who in reality desires to get probably the most out of his occupation and that’ll are compatible in reality neatly culturally right here.
“It used to be one lets do temporarily, which used to be additionally in reality necessary to me, as it approach he can are available in and fit in in an instant. I am happy to get him in.”