Celtic’s Tom Rogic is on the training pitch after a long term injury sustained on national duty.

Nobody has seen the quick footed Australian in a match since the end of last year.

However, when the attacking-midfielder does return, are the futures of others in jeopardy? Celtic have an abundance of midfielders and they can’t all play.

Bitton and Christie most likely to drop out

When the 26-year-old is back fighting fit, then it’s more than likely he’ll go straight into the starting XI.

Tom Rogic owes his Celtic career to Neil Lennon. (Photo by Mark Runnacles/Getty Images)

Neil Lennon signed him originally and he is the missing piece in Celtic’s lack of creativity puzzle.

The wizard has the knack of being able to provide a goal out of nothing which a team like the Hoops need.

The big man has scored many vital goals and has provided more to the team than Nir Bitton or Ryan Christie.


The Israeli has just returned from injury and is partnering Scott Brown as a holding midfielder – but it’s throttling the middle of the pitch and The Bhoys don’t need two sitters domestically.

Whereas Christie is nursing himself back to fitness and will find it hard to displace Rogic and Callum McGregor once he returns too.

Ryan Christie will find it dificult once he returns with McGregor and Rogic looming. (Photo by Mark Runnacles/Getty Images)

Perhaps one or two futures will need to be looked at once the season ends.

Will Rogic be ready for Rangers?

Although he is back on the training pitch, his due date to return is unknown.

The big game comes at the end of the month against Rangers, a team Rogic knows very well.

Australian enjoys a goal against rivals Rangers. (Photo by Ian MacNicol/Getty Images)

He didn’t make the last tie, a rare defeat at Ibrox.

Everyone will be hoping that he makes his comeback as soon as possible but it would just be perfect for it to fall on the Rangers game due to the history between the team and player.

Nevertheless, the Hoops will be best placed for the victory with him in the team.

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