It’s Bad News For Celtic Fans Regarding Dedryck Boyata

It’s Bad News For Celtic Fans Regarding Dedryck Boyata

Celtic were dealt a blow ahead of the new season today as it was revealed centre-back Dedryck Boyata had been ruled out for the next three months at least.

The Belgian international enjoyed probably the campaign of his career last season, as he cemented his place as a first-team player at Parkhead alongside Jozo Simunovic at the centre of defence.

The 26-year-old also proved himself to be a serious goal threat too, and he managed to score five goals in all competitions – including one against Rangers at Ibrox.

Boyata was set to start the new 2017/18 season as first-choice again, but after suffering what looked like a twisted knee in the friendly against Slavia Prague earlier this week, Celtic assistant manager Chris Davies has confirmed via Clyde 1’s Gordon Duncan that it’ll be months, rather than weeks, before he’s fully-fit again:

So, at the very least, Boyata will miss the Champions League qualifiers, and most of the competition’s group stages, should the Hoops make it.

Could this prompt Brendan Rodgers to make another move in the transfer market?

Let us know in the comments section below…

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