The Scottish Sun reports that Celtic star Kyogo Furuhashi is now hopeful that he will be fit for the Scottish League Cup final against Rangers later this month.

Kyogo was forced off with a shoulder injury during the first-half of Celtic’s emphatic win over St Mirren on Saturday.

The 28-year-old looked to be in discomfort as he walked to the bench but Ange Postecoglou sounded positive after the game.

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The Bhoys boss remarked that the Japanese forward is a ‘quick healer’ and that he would probably want to train this week.

While Kyogo has seemingly not trained since picking up the injury, he is optimistic over his chances of making the final against Rangers in just over two weeks’ time.

Kyogo hopeful of making Rangers cup final clash

Kyogo will undergo further tests on the shoulder injury he picked up against St Mirren today, according to The Scottish Sun.

The outlet notes that the Bhoys talisman is buoyant about his chances of featuring in the Scottish League Cup final.

The striker didn’t train on Monday but he is feeling positive after his injury has settled down over the past couple of days.

Kyogo will learn the full extent of his injury over the next 24 hours after a full scan on his shoulder.

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Postecoglou will be hoping to receive good news over Kyogo ahead of a huge clash against their bitter rivals on February 26.

His performances have been described as ‘quality’ this season and he’s been Celtic’s standout performer.

Kyogo has netted a staggering 22 goals in all competitions for the Hoops so far this season and it would be a massive blow for Postecoglou if he was to miss the Glasgow derby. 

But Celtic have shown they have the necessary depth to deal with Kyogo’s absence after Hyeongyu Oh got on the scoresheet over the weekend.

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