Celtic star Albion Ajeeti is expected to face the Rangers next month, after which he will be sidelined with a hamstring injury against the hips.
The Hoops striker, who spotted Neil Lennon’s men’s net at Parkhead, signaled to the bench to leave immediately.
The Swiss hitman, who scored his fifth league goal for the club, was right from the start of the Premiership clash, but was replaced by Otson Edward 37 minutes later.
The potential for more than M5 million summer signings comes as a big blow to Lennon as the 23-year-old begins to find his footing at the club.
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Speaking about Azetti, Lennon told Celtic TV: “It looks like a femur to Albion, so it could take him two weeks.”
On Ryan Christie, he added: “He blew air and he felt a little sore in his stomach.
“We’ll have to wait and see. I think he’ll be fine on Thursday.”
Seven minutes later Celtic took the lead after Callum McGregor punched the ball into the bottom left corner.
Ajeti doubled Hoops’ advantage 35 minutes after being forced.
Mohamed Elionzio Celtic finished third and captured all three points of his first league goal campaign.
Lee Griffiths was named on the bench with Scotland International, but the loss of Ajeeti early on will be a concern for Lennon with big games on the horizon.
Celtic are on the road on Thursday night as they face Sarajevo in the Europa League play-off round.
Hoops is 90 minutes away from returning to the team stages of the tournament.
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The Scottish champions reached the knockout stages last season and enjoyed some memorable results along the way – including home and distance wins over Italian giants Lazio.
St. Johnston presents the protest three days later, with Lennon & Co traveling to McDermott Park before the international break next Sunday.
Celtic will host Old Firm and title rivals Rangers on October 17 in Barclays as both sides go head-to-head for the first time this season.
Meanwhile, reports suggest that Burnley is set to bid for Ryan Christie before the end of the transfer window.
The Hoops star has established himself as one of the club’s best players in recent seasons and a key name on the team paper.
But now, according to the Daily Record, Sean Taich’s English Premier League organization is about to launch its campaign for Scotland International.
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